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This week’s science is exploring forces.

Learn more about what a force is at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z4brd2p/articles/zkcpfcw

Explore movement in a new way by thinking about how we move. Dance requires lots of different movements, from pushes and pulls to twists and turns, as well as moments of stillness when our bodies are balanced. What force is keeping us to the ground when we dance?

Put on some music and make up some new dance moves! You can follow a routine from just dance on youtube!

Learn more about forces at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p08c9cmm/bitesize-79-year-olds-week-4-3-magnetic-forces


Press play to see how sparkling water (or soda) can make raisins dance! At first, the raisins sink because they are more dense than the water but once some bubbles (of carbon dioxide gas that provides the fizz) attach to the raisins, they float upwards, sinking again when the bubbles are released.

Have a go yourself – outside if you can as you might get a bit wet! Experiment with tightening and loosening the cap to see what happens to the raisins. You could also use chocolate chips, sultanas or currants too.


Learn more about forces by watching https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p089rdd8/bitesize-911-year-olds-week-4-3-science-friction

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