Class 1 & 2 - Science

Science Experiment

Today we did a science experiment relating to our topic “The Seaside”.

 

First, we put a fresh egg into a jug of water and we watched as the egg sank to the bottom of the jug.

 

Next, we added four tablespoons of salt to the water and discussed what would happen…

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Class 1 & 2 - Science

Boats

On Monday we did a science experiment, where we tested materials to see if they would float or sink. We wanted to test which material would be the best one to make a lifeboat with.

After our experiment, we made some lifeboats using lots of different types of materials. We tried hard…

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Class 1 & 2 - Science

Floating & Sinking

After learning about the RNLI last week, we decided to test different materials to see which would be the best material to make a lifeboat with. We wanted to test each material to see if it would sink or float in the water. We tested wood, metal, plastic, glass, fabric,…

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Class 1 & 2 - Seaside Topic

The RNLI

This week we are learning about the RNLI (The Royal National Lifeboat Institution), who are a lifeboat search and rescue charity. So far, we have learnt about their three different types of life boats. They use an all-weather lifeboat, an inshore lifeboat and a hovercraft.

Today we…

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Class 1 & 2 - Topic

Sea Creatures

This week we have learnt all about sea creatures. We have enjoyed learning some fun facts about different animals. Did you know that an octopus has 3 hearts and blue blood?

We have been writing fact files about the sea creatures that we have learnt about this week. We all…

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Class 1 & 2 - Topic

Sea Creatures

Today we have been learning all about sea creatures. We have used videos, the internet, books and pictures to help us to find out more information about different sea creatures. We also looked at ‘The Deep’ in Hull and took a virtual tour of the aquarium.

So far, we have…

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Class 1 & 2 - Artwork

Fossil Artwork

After learning all about fossils and Mary Anning yesterday, we decided to do some fossil artwork today. We used white crayons and chalk and copied some real life fossils and pictures. After drawing the fossils, we tried to find out the names of them.

Here is some of our…

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Class 1 & 2 - Topic

 

Fossils

We have learnt all about fossils today as part of our seaside topic. We learnt what they are, how they are created and some of their names. We used magnifying glasses to look closely at them and used the ‘Natural History Museum’ website to help us to find out more information.…

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Class 1 & 2 - Topic

Seashells

Today we have been learning all about seashells. We have learnt that they are hard, protective layers created by animals that live in the sea. Shells are part of some sea creature’s bodies and they are found on beaches and in the sea.

We looked at lots of different shells and…

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Class 1 & 2 - The Seaside

Lighthouses

This week, as part of our seaside topic, we have been learning all about lighthouses. We have learnt what they are and how they help ships at sea. We have looked at how they have changed over time and we all sketched a different lighthouse. We learnt about how the ‘light’ in…

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Class 1 & 2

The Seaside

In Class 1 and Class 2, we are starting a new topic all about the seaside! We will be learning about lighthouses, Grace Darling, rock pools, the RNLI, buoys, shells, sea creatures, sand and the salty sea! We will post regular blogs to share our learning with you on here and so that…

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Gravity Investigation

Gravity Investigation

 

In Science, we were questioning 'What is weight?' and exploring Earth's gravitational force that causes objects to have weight. We explored this further by looking at the depth of craters made and the amount of material scattered when different objects were dropped…

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