To link with this we have developed a lesson plan for students to compare the effectiveness of different packaging materials for biscuits.
A downloadable version of the video, lesson plan and student practical activity sheet are available below.
Curriculum links for the lesson are as follows:
2008 Key Stage 3 Programme of Study:
Range and Content: 3.2a
Attainment Targets: AT1, AT3
Key Concepts: 1.1b, 1.2a, 1.4
Key Processes: 2.1a, 2.1c, 2.2a, 2.2b, 2.3
Curriculum Opportunities: 4a, c, e, k
Scottish 5-14 Science Curriculum:
E&S2 – Materials from Earth
Knowledge and Understanding
Make observations of differences in the properties of common materials.
Relate uses of everyday materials to properties.
Make an appropriate series of accurate measurements.
Draw conclusions consistent with the results.