Science

Owls’ Kew Garden Trip

We had a wonderful day at Kew, the sun was shining, the flowers were out and everyone was happy! We started at the Palm house, it was so hot and humid in here because the plants that grow there are tropical. We saw banana plants with actual bananas growing! A mango tree, a giant bamboo, Continue reading

Fuzzy Mud Slime

To culminate their work on the book ‘Fuzzy Mud’ by Louis Sachar Yr.6 made Fuzzy Mud slime.  As slime is very popular at the moment, we have some ‘slime experts’ in our class.  Each table had their own ‘slime expert’ who led the creation of the Fuzzy Mud.  Some were more successful than others but everyone Continue reading

Yr 4 Friction

Yesterday in Science, Year 4 carried out tests to find out which surface had the most friction. To do this they had three different surfaces on boards which they used to create ramps for their car. The children then tested how high one end of the ramp needed to be to make the car move Continue reading

Icebergs Ahoy in Owls!

This afternoon we ended this term’s Science lesson with an investigation about what makes ice melt. We looked at some real icebergs on the internet and discovered that there is more that sits under the water than is seen on the surface. We also discussed what would make an ice berg melt, apart from heat. Continue reading

Year 3 Tudor Day!

Last Thursday Year 3 transformed into Tudors. We came into school in amazing Tudor costumes before learning about the foods that were eaten during Tudor times. We learnt that the rich and poor had very different diets! We had a go at making our own butter which was actually quite delicious and made our own Continue reading

Science in Owls

In Science we are looking at the weather and the differences of weather in different parts of the country. Today we looked at a compass and what it might be used for.  We are learning the compass points of North, East, South and West. We are also learning about the different equipment used when measuring Continue reading

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