Topics and questions for investigation


Match the topics in the left hand column to the questions for investigation in the right hand column.

Climate change

Do younger people have a better sense of taste than older people?

Heat conservation

What shape of sail will make an aluminium boat move the fastest?

Trapping solar energy

What happens to the water level when floating ice melts?

Storing energy

Which type of fabric will stop a block of ice from melting quickly?

Wind power

Do the cheaper batteries last as long as the more expensive ones?

Younger or older?

What is the best shape to fold a piece of aluminium foil to float a heavy load?

Floating or sinking?

At which angle, relative to the sun will a solar car run the fastest?

Types of batteries

Which type of spring will release the most energy?