The Science Learning Hub has many resources for primary teachers related to melting in the Material World strand of the New Zealand Curriculum.
Melting is a concept that can easily be taught to young students. Check out our resources.
Observing water – Introductory article with links to media, articles and activities
Melting and freezing – Article
Magma on the move – Article
Disappearing glaciers – Article
Looking at water – solid, liquid or gas – Activity
Solid to liquid to gas– Activity
Investigating sea water – Activity
Light a candle – Activity
Heat and change of state – Image
Observing Water is intended to be enjoyable for teachers, too. The science articles provide clear explanations on the basics of matter, energy and changes of state.