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What’s inside the box? That’s exactly what your students will be trying to find out in this engaging hands-on classroom activity.
Mystery Boxes is a complete lesson that helps you to teach key elements of How Science Works to your students through a practical activity. This memorable activity is perfect for KS3 and KS4 students, and is guaranteed to have them talking about it for weeks afterwards.
"You’ve just given me my lesson plan for my next OFSTED inspection!", KS3 and 4 teacher, Newcastle.
What’s included? Each set contains everything you need to run the activity: a set of sealed Mystery Boxes, a teacher’s guide and a CD-ROM including a presentation, student support materials and instructional video.
Tried and tested We have worked with teachers and students across the UK to ensure that Mystery Boxes is an effective classroom resource.
Want to find out more? To see the activity in action, watch the video on the Talk Science website.
Watch Scientists do Mystery Boxes, a short film in which scientists use Mystery Boxes and talk about them as an analogy for how they do their work.
OrderingMystery Boxes costs £40 (including postage). For credit card orders please call the Learning Support Team on 020 7942 4777 with your credit card to hand. Alternatively complete this order form and send it with a cheque made payable to SCMG Enterprises Limited to the address given on the form.
Mystery Boxes were developed as part of the Talk Science Project.