- Online STEM
- Summer 2
Learn about the chemistry of fire!
+ Conduct a combustion experiment
+Watch exciting fire demonstrations! Including a fire tornado!
Help put out some fires!
+ The older groups will also learn about the fire triangle and equations of combustion.
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 27th June
8-12s group: 1 - 1:50pm (UK GMT)
11-16s 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.
- Small tealight candle
- Lighter / matches (Adult supervision strongly recommended)
- Large, flat-bottomed, transparent dish (eg. casserole dish)
- Water (take care near electronics)
- Food colouring (any colour) (optional)
- Blue tack / plasticine
- Narrow, tall, transparent glass (eg/. pint glass) (wide enough to fit the tealight in)
- Eye protection recommended
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What might younger students need help with?
Supervision with flames is strongly recommended.
Younger students may need help pouring water and setting up their equipment carefully.
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).