The fascination Sounds of Physics

Phunky Physics is the school wide inquiry focus. The teachers’ and students’ are learning a variety of elements of physics from energy, force and motion, light, and so much more. Read more about 'The fascination Sounds of Physics '...

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The Popping Explosion

This was a great way for the students to work on their procedural writing skills. If they missed a step out then the procedure would have failed. Read more about 'The Popping Explosion '...

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Attracted to Science

Isobel The further away from the magnet the clip chain gets the weaker the magnetic force is on those clips making them fall off. Read more about 'Attracted to Science'...

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Room 15 2020 3,2,1 Blast Off

This is the question a group of five year olds in Room 15 has been investigating as part of their Fantastic Forces inquiry. Read more about 'Room 15 2020 3,2,1 Blast Off'...

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Newton's Wheel

And who is Newton? He is Sir Isaac Newton, a mathematician and physicist that lived over 300 years ago. Read more about 'Newton's Wheel'...

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Help, I’ve lost my Marbles

Controlling falling marbles can be tricky. They are easily lost. Please read Room 15’s blog about gravity and how marbles move.

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Physics Fun

Physics teaches people to accept reality with awe and admiration, not to mention the amazement and joy that comes with it - Lise Meitner (Austrian-Swedish physicist). Read more about 'Physics Fun'...

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Tea Bag Rockets

We tried lighting the tea bag at the top and the bottom.As a class, we integrated our science learning into writing. Read more about 'Tea Bag Rockets'...

2020 8. Room 3 attempting to make a hot air balloon

Totally Hair Raising

Wow, I just rubbed the balloon on my hair and it is sticking to the balloon. My hair is all spikey. Read more about 'Totally Hair Raising'...

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Becoming Scientists

A person with big ideas, who then tests them out. Read more about 'Becoming Scientists'...

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