What makes ice melt the quickest?

Class One wanted to conduct an experiment on ice. We decided to find out the answer to the question, what makes ice melt the quickest? We came up with our own ideas of what we could use in the experiment and settled on: salt, heat and water (with one block of ice as a control where we did nothing…

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Keeping Healthy

Eatwell Plates

Today we have been looking at the 5 different food groups that make up the Government recommended Eatwell Plate;

  • carbohydrates
  • fruit and vegetables
  • proteins
  • dairy
  • sugars and fats

We have been learning about what each food group does for our bodies and what…

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Investigating Yeast

Investigating Yeast

 

Last week, Class 4 were investigating yeast and set up an experiment to discover in which conditions yeast rises. The experiment required 4 zip up freezer bags which were then filled with different elements.

Each bag contained yeast and then:

Bag A - sugar and…

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Pupil Blog - Science

Endangered Animals by Charlotte

This week in science we researched endangered animals. 

An endangered animal is:

  • a species that is threatened with extinction;
  • a species with a small habitat;
  • a species that has a small population.
 

Me and my partner, Maddy, looked at Bengal…

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Classification

Classification

 

Class 4 have been enthusiastically learning all about classification. Firstly, we defined classification and thought about reasons in our lives we need to classify items. Next, we discovered more about the scientist, Aristotle, who came up with the idea of classifying all…

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Science

Animal Classification

Mammals

  • are warm-blooded
  • have lungs and need air to breathe
  • have ears that stick out
  • mothers nurse their young with milk
  • give birth to live young
  • have fur or hair

Birds

  • have ear holes instead of ears
  • have feathers and wings
  • have webbed…
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Science

Animal Classification

Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed their first science lesson of the term, they began their 'Animal Classification' topic. They worked a team to organise facts and pictures into 6 different categories. 

- Mammals

- Fish

- Birds

- Reptiles

-Amphibians

-…

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Is it magnetic?

Theo used the building resources to create a treasure hunter. This led to discussions about machines that can detect treasure and magnetic objects. We got out the magnets and enjoyed exploring what we could find that was magnetic. We sorted the objects into a Venn diagram - items that were…

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Gardening with Diane

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Class One at Fairburn Ings

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Science - Electricity

Electricity

This afternoon Class 3 thoroughly enjoyed constructing electrical circuits using wires, bulbs, switches and batteries. They worked as a team to complete challenges and explored what is needed to make a complete circuit. Fantastic work today! 

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Science - Sound

String Telephones

In Science this week we made string telephones to explore how sound travels over a distance.

When one person talks into their cup, the cup vibrates. The sound energy of these vibrations passes along the string. The string is a solid, so the particles are very close…

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