Y3 Investigating Rock Permeability

Pupils investigate whether a rock is permeable or impermeable by submerse them in water and carefully observing and recording what happens.

Learning Objectives:

  • PoS - compare and group together different kinds of rocks on the basis of their appearance and simple physical properties
  • NaG - pupils should explore different kinds of rocks and soils, including those in the local environment
  • WS - pupils should ask relevant questions and use different types of scientific enquiries to answer them; set up simple practical enquiries, comparative and fair tests; make systematic and careful observations and, where appropriate, take accurate measurements using standard units

This resource is available in the below packages.

Sigma Science – Year 3