No-blow Balloons

Tapping into the children’s prior knowledge of mixing baking soda with vinegar prior to starting, connected the children to the lesson

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Round Rainbows

Learning in science is important to understanding the world in which we live in.

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Nature at our door step, Resourse that inspires

Chris, the artist, talked about being a woodturner like being a surgeon.

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Delectable Dazzling Dinosaurs

We also learnt that dinosaurs became extinct about 65 million years ago, before humans even existed! Our minds found it hard to comprehend exactly how long ago this really was.

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Natural Disaster (Lemon Volcanoes)

Room 5 nearly had a natural disaster on their hands as they did a scientific investigation to create lemon volcanoes. The results were delightfully messy.

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Science with parachutes

The larger the surface area the more air resistance and the slower the parachute will drop.

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Fingerprints and the Police

Before reading they talked about what they might already know about fingerprints (activating prior knowledge).

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Passions in Science in Room 7

We had the opportunity to discover “change” following along the guidelines in the science curriculum. Read more about 'Passions in Science in Room 7'...

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Awesome Real life learning

To further their exploration of this idea we arranged for them to construct and build a kitset desk by themselves without any adult intervention, using the instructions and their own amazing skills.

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Will It Dissolve?

We also talked about making predictions. We learned that a prediction is a guess

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