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?

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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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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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