To link with this we have developed a lesson plan for students to investigate the properties of different types of wood.
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: 1.1a, 1.1b, 1.3, 1.4
Key Processes: 2.1a-c, 2.2a, 2.3
Curriculum Opportunities: 4a, c, g, k
Scottish 5-14 Science Curriculum:
E&S2 – Materials from Earth
Knowledge and Understanding
Make observations of differences in the properties of common materials
Describe the particulate nature of solids,liquids and gases and use this to explain their properties
Make an appropriate series of accurate measurements
Draw conclusions consistent with findings.