CPD trainer Deborah Herridge introduces an exciting practical mummification exercise for use in Key Stage 1 and 2 science and history lessons, helping teachers use the primary science APP criteria.
Talking to a group of primary science teachers, Deborah shows how a tomato can be mummified using similar techniques to the method employed by ancient Egyptians, relating science to a history topic.
The changes to the fruit can then be recorded over a few weeks, enabling teachers to cover the Assessing Pupil's Progress criteria for 'observing and measuring' over time.
Free resources to support science teaching at KS2
Top tips for primary teachers: websites with resources to help get pupils excited about science
A section of the site with a wealth of general and investigative teaching resources on the subject of science. There is a sub-section on materials and their properties which relates specifically to the programme