Our Science lessons this term are concentrating on human anatomy -particularly that of the respiratory system and the heart. The clip below shows how the heart pumps blood through the lungs to the rest of the body. Ask your child if they can remember how we modelled it in the school hall!
Welcome Back Everyone
Our Science topic this term is ‘Properties of Materials’ and here you can see the children testing the absorbency of different materials. We are also making new friends and enjoying working together.
This half term our Science topic is light and over the past couple of weeks we have looking at light sources, and the nature and behaviour of shadows. Last week we built torches using our knowledge of circuits and electricity. This week we have put together a shadow play using puppets that we designed and made in our Art lesson.
Click on the link below to see the results of our shadow puppet making. We hope you like it!
Next week we will be starting a new Science topic/module (light) and as part of your homework this week I have set a challenge to leave a comment about this picture.
The children are talking about light; specifically light that comes from the moon and stars. Read the children’s speech bubbles and then decide which you think is true. Then leave a comment in the comments box to tell me why you think so and we will discuss in class next week.
In Science today we looked at how the heart works and worked in teams against the clock to label the various parts of the heart. Here is a great link (which will be included in your children’s homework tomorrow) that shows just how the blood flows around the body and in reoxygenated by the lungs.
Today we were lucky enough to have Cozmic Ceri lead our school assembly. Here are some photos of her mad science in action.
We have started our Science lessons this term by looking at the way bridges are built. We have considered what materials are used and how they are designed.
As you can see we are sharing our learning with Class Jacob and we really enjoyed the experience of working together.
The strongest bridge held 3.5 kg and used girders, triangular supports and rolled up paper as a strengthening device.
Some groups even had a budget and so were only allowed a certain amount of ‘money’ to spend on materials.