Year 1

# What is a mixture?

In this lesson, we will be learning about what a mixture is. We will be exploring different substances to create different mixtures. We will then be investigating what is created when we mix soap and water together. There will also be an investigation which you can either watch or join in with if you ask permission from your parent or carer. You will need soap, water and a towel or cloth for the investigation.

Year 1

# What is a mixture?

In this lesson, we will be learning about what a mixture is. We will be exploring different substances to create different mixtures. We will then be investigating what is created when we mix soap and water together. There will also be an investigation which you can either watch or join in with if you ask permission from your parent or carer. You will need soap, water and a towel or cloth for the investigation.

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. Learning about combining/mixing materials to make stronger materials

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## Starter quiz

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
1) What is length?
Correct answer: Length is how long something is.
Length is how tall something is.
Q2.
2) What happened to the twigs/lolly sticks in the experiment?
Correct answer: The twigs/lolly sticks were blown away by the wind.
The twigs/lolly sticks were not blown away by the wind.
Q3.
3) Choose 3 properties of a brick wall.
Light
Weak
Wobbly

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### 3 Questions

Q1.
1) What is a mixture?
Correct answer: When you combine two or more substances
When you mix something really fast
Q2.
2) Which of the options below is a mixture?
Plastic bottle
Water
Q3.
3) Tick two substances to make bubbles.
Chocolate
Coffee
Orange juice