Processes of the planet

Early years

  • Make ice cubes and melt them again; talk about what is happening.


Read stories about the weather and water (Noah’s Ark) and share experiences.

  • Float and sink objects in the bath or sink.
  • Read Mr Archimedes’ Bath and talk about why the water rises in their bath.
  • Talk about the clothes they are wearing on particular days and discuss why they are wearing them
  • Use thermometers to look at temperatures inside and outside your home.

Secondary/senior phase

  • Discuss topical stories in the news about climate change and its effect on the rest of the world.

(Taken from ParentZone, Education Scotland)