Investigating permeabilty - Somerset Coal Canal

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Contributor: Chris Smart
Investigating permeabilty - Somerset Coal Canal
Main Subject
Science: Working scientifically
Resource type
Complete lesson
Student activity

In this science experiment based on the construction of a canal, children are asked to carry out an investigation to find which material would be most suitable for lining the canal. They have to consider how they will make it a fair test, and how they will ensure their results are reliable.

This is a great cross-curricular resource for KS2, linking Science with Geography. Detailed teaching notes are included.

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