Healthy Drinks and Tasty Toothpaste
These CIEC Promoting Science materials allow children to investigate tooth decay and the effectiveness of toothpaste.
This science investigation pack draws on the example of a toothpaste manufacturer who wants to develop an appealing toothpaste, that provides maximum protection against the effect of sugar in drinks.
• Understanding how sugary drinks can cause tooth decay
• The effects of acids on teeth
• How toothpaste works and investigating effectiveness
• Testing ingredients and making toothpaste
Teacher guidance and children's activity sheets are included.
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