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Light

Yr.6 started their science topic on light today.  They used torches to create shadows and investigated the most effective surfaces to create shadows on, the best objects to use to create the clearest shadows and how to change the size of the shadow.  They also looked at how we see things and how to record Continue reading

Fizzy Drinks and Mentos

To round of their work on reversible and irreversible reactions Yr.6 tested a variety of different fizzy drinks to see which ones caused the biggest reaction when mixed with mentos!  They used a device to ensure the mentos were all dropped in at the same time.  Some of the drinks spurted higher than the children!

Burning

Yr.6 burnt stamp sized pieces of flammable materials today.  They found that if anything burned it was a chemical and irreversible reaction.  They then looked at fire safety which will be followed up by the talk from the fire officers tomorrow.

Fun and Games in Owls

Today as part of our topic we have looked at different toys and games of the past and the present. We have been discussing what our parents and grandparents used to play with when they were young, and it’s not too different from what we like to play with now! The one thing that we Continue reading

Science in Owls

In Science this term we have been looking at materials and their properties. Last week we thought about the different things around us and what they are made of. We then thought about what each thing needed to do its job properly. Today we spent the afternoon investigating different materials and what they would be Continue reading

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