We’ve just taken part in our first BBC #TerrificScientific investigation at the academy where I work. We received a pack of test strips through the post and decided that we had nothing to lose by giving it a go.
My KS4 students were the most enthusiastic and were keen to take part in the experiment. I’ve got plenty of plastic ‘test tubes’ with lids so students took one home and brought a sample of tap water into school, meaning we could all compare results and rank in order of water hardness.
It wasn’t only the students that were motivated, one member of staff brought in a sample of…
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