Resource 2: Lesson plan: Which can be compressed – solid, liquid or gas?
Teacher resource for planning or adapting to use with pupils
Yvonne used the activity below as the basis for her lesson.
First she got her pupils to do a quick spider diagram of their observations and knowledge about sand and this is what one of the better groups produced.
Then she decided that with an activity like this she could have given the pupils more ownership of the whole task. She made a worksheet (see below). She found that this change in approach really made a difference to the motivation, enthusiasm and learning of her pupils