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Understand Dissolving

In this worksheet, students will be helped to extend their understanding of what dissolving is about and what happens when substances form solutions.

'Understand Dissolving' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Properties and Changes of Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Dissolving and Solutions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

 In this activity, you'll have the opportunity to look at different aspects of dissolving and what happens to a solid when it dissolves.


Where does the solid go?


cup of black coffee  ... in a cup of coffee, for example.


What happens if you try to separate the solid from the solution?


a sieve


Can you separate it?


What happens if you heat it?


Tablet dissolving


So, see whether you can follow these arguments through logically as you work through the questions.


Are you ready to begin, science detective?


boy with magnifying glass

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