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Age range: 7-11 | 11-14
Duration: 60 or more mins
  • Science
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How do animals keep warm?

A simple and fun science experiment about insulation, to see how blubber keeps penguins, whales, polar bears and seals warm in the North Pole.

Join in with our exciting science experiment to discover how animals insulate. Get hands-on with science and create a layer of blubber to put to the test at home or in school this Christmas. Work out why and how to stop 'heat transfer' and save your animal creation from losing all their warmth into the icy waters of the ocean - the magic of science is real-life fun!

Download our free activity sheet below to get creative.

Oh ho ho, and don't forget to share your experiment highlights with us @IETeducation! #SantaLovesSTEM

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