Duration: 1 Week / 3½ Hours
NS CAPS, Page 15 and 52

After the completion of Topic 2 the learners will be able to:

  • state what a mixture is
  • describe different kinds of mixtures (including solutions)
  • describe different that can be used make mixtures
  • draw and label illustrations showing mixtures consisting of
    • two solid substances
    • solid and liquid substances
    • two liquid substances
  • list the ways in which substances in mixtures can be separated

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below.

toolsYou will need


  • Computer / Tablet
  • Data projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz

School Resources

  • Water


  • Glass containers containing dry mixtures, e.g. peanuts and raisins; dried fruit pieces or samp and beans and sugar and cinnamon
  • Glass container containing water and oil mixture or bubble bath and bath oil mixture
  • Paper towel
  • Sieve, plastic spoons, small containers
  • Dry beans or peas, clean sand, sugar, rice
  • Cooking oil