As part of our topic on reversible and irreversible reactions, we found that some materials which don’t react with water react with acids. We used acids you might find in your kitchen; these were lemon juice and vinegar. We found that these react with carbonates such as washing soda crystals, bicarbonate of soda and marble chips. … Continue reading
This week, the Ducklings have been learning how to order numbers from smallest to biggest in maths. In topic they have been learning about why the dinosaurs became extinct and making their own volcanic eruptions using baking powder and vinegar.
Our science topic this term is materials. Following on from last year when we learnt all about the properties of different materials; we are going to be learning about how those properties help different materials to do different jobs. The Eagles started this week by helping me with a dilemma. I introduced them to my … Continue reading
In computing this term we are learning about programming. We started this week by designing a set of instructions to help our bee-bots move from “start” to “finish” without knocking over any skittles. We had varying levels of success and saw some bee-bots heading towards a dive off the table! We learnt that bee-bots do … Continue reading
As part of our topic “The Great Fire of London” we have been thinking about what it might be like to live in the 1600s and how things were different. We have been learning about Samuel Pepys and are going to be developing our diary writing skills this term. We have made our very own … Continue reading