Science

Bones, bones, bones

This afternoon we learnt the scientific names for the bones in our body! How many do you know?

  • cranium
  • mandible
  • clavicle
  • sternum
  • thoracic cage
  • humerous
  • ulna
  • radium
  • metacarpals
  • carpals
  • phalanges
  • vertebral…
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Super Science

Investigating Light

Class 4 know that light can only travel in a straight line. It cannot bend or turn around corners. This week, the children were challenged to find out how they would be able to get a light beam to turn a corner! Thinking as scientists, the children soon came up with the idea…

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Science

Skeletons!!

This afternoon we looked carefully at what makes up the human skeleton, we then made our own! 

 

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Science

Eatwell Plates

Today we looked 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 proportions we…

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Science

Health and movement

We started our new science topic this afternoon, looking at how humans get the nutrition they need from what they eat.

There are many different ways you can group food. One way we looked at this afternoon was into the food groups:

  • Carbohydrates
  • Fruit and…
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Investigating Yeast

Investigating Yeast

 

As part of our topic on Classification, we have been looking at micro-organisms. Not only did we complete lots of research to find out as much as we could about micro-organisms, we also conducted an experiment with yeast.

Yeast is a micro-organism that is used in…

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Animal Art

Animal Symmetry Art

To start our science topic 'Animal Classification,' we completed some animal symmetry artwork. The child were each given half the face of an animal, using pencil techniques they carefully drew the other side. We're very proud of our work - what do you think?

Take a…

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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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