Wonderful water for life! Osmosis
Extract water from cells and learn how it moves in living things!
+ Make water move out of and into cells!
+ See cells under a microscope
+ Watch exciting demonstrations!
+ The older groups will also learn about plant cells, concentration gradients and how osmosis is affected by solute concentrations in living things.
Your home-education journal is already written!
In your booking confirmation email you'll receive a summary of the keywords, key concepts and student activities planned for this session. You can simply copy, paste and adapt it for your home-education journal and use it to help you discuss the learning with your child afterwards.
Tuesday 31st January
5-8s group: 11 - 11:50am (UK GMT)
8-12s group: 1 - 1:50pm (UK GMT)
11-15s group: 2:10 - 3pm (UK GMT)
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Equipment (To join an entirely optional practical)
It is a good idea to have a whiteboard or paper, pen, ruler and calculator to hand in each session.
- Potato, peeled and cut into at least 6 “chips”. Approx. 4cm x 1cm x 1cm (as equal as possible in size). Keep wrapped in moist paper before use so they don’t dry out (would also work with carrot)
- Cucumber slices (several), recently cut and covered so they don’t dry out
- Table salt (several teaspoons)
- Two jars / glasses / beakers (older groups may like to use more)
- Measuring jug / beaker
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What might younger students need help with?
Younger students might need help with careful handling of water. Cutting vegetables is best prepared beforehand.
Price is for one device (screen) to join for one session.
Upon booking you will receive a photography consent form and opportunity to let us know about any Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).