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Explore Separating Substances Step-by-Step

In this worksheet, students will be helped to decide how to organise the separating of different substances into the correct order for it to work properly, requiring them to draw on past experience and to look ahead before making decisions.

'Explore Separating Substances Step-by-Step' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 5 Science worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Properties and Changes of Materials

Curriculum subtopic:   Separating Mixtures

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Worksheet Overview

Now, in your science lessons you've already experimented with methods of separation like filtering (filtration), sieving, using a magnet, evaporation and so on.




You probably know that when things are separated from each other, the order in which you do the steps is very important, otherwise the experiment won't work properly.


This activity gives you the chance to try this out without making a mess in real life, so you can always go back and try again!


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