Parrots' Science Investigations

The children in Parrots have been investigating the properties of different materials. Today we focused on whether a material is bendy or not bendy. The examined all different types of materials and completed a table to show whether materials are flexible. Well done Parrots - we all enjoyed being…

Category: Parrots

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Guess the taste?

As we were finding out more about the sense of taste this week, we carried out a fun investigation. We made 3 different drinks, all red in colour, for the children to taste and guess the flavour. One was water, one orange squash and one lemon squash. The children were able to use their sense of…

Category: Ducklings

investigation senses Understanding the World

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Investigating Plants

Today in Robins we continued investigating plants in Science. 

We explored the different things plants need to grow and discussed what would happen if a plant did not receive those things. 

We have placed two cat grasses we planted in the classroom, one in the cupboard without water and one…

Category: Robins

science investigation Growing plants and seeds

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Hawks are scientists!

 

On Thursday, Hawks investigated how some solids and liquids can melt, dissolve, evaporate and filtrate. Some of these changes are reversible and irreversible. 

 

What did you find out during these experiments? Can you explain each key word? Can you…

Category: Hawks

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Float or Sink?

The Ducklings have been investigating which objects float or sink. They then recorder their findings on a table.

Category: Ducklings

outdoor learning investigation Understanding the World

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Making a railway bridge

The Ducklings have been investigating how to build a bridge strong enough to carry a train, using pasta and play dough.

Category: Ducklings

DT investigation Creative learning

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Investigating Distance travelled

The Ducklings have been investigating sending vehicles down ramps to see which vehicle can travel the furthest distance. They then came up with the idea of checking by measuring. They were able to describe what effect changing the steepness of the ramps made or the type of vehicle that they used.

Category: Ducklings

outdoor learning investigation activemaths

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Investigating castle catapults!

The Ducklings have loved making their own catapults and exploring which objects or materials make the best cannons and can travel the furthest! Mrs Catterall got hit quite a few times! 

Category: Ducklings

investigation Understanding the World

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Puddle fun

It has been a wet and wild week, but the children have enjoyed splashing in the puddles, mixing colours in them and investigating the ripples and bubbles in them!

Category: Ducklings

outdoor learning investigation

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Investigating rolling conkers

The Ducklings have enjoyed investigating rolling conkers down slopes of different heights.

Category: Ducklings

outdoor learning investigation Understanding the World

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Investigating Toy Cars

We have been investigating how far different toys can travel.

Category: Ducklings

measure investigation

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Science Week in Owls

This week we have loved science week.

We have been making lots of changes with materials. 

We created dancing gloop changing a solid to a liquid or a liquid to a solid using the materials cornflower and water.

Mrs Claydon came in on Tuesday and we investigated which materials would be…

Category: Owls

owls year3 year4 science scienceweek2017 investigation experiment changes

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