Today in Topic we have been looking at transparent, translucent and opaque. We’ve had to find different things that fall into these categories. We went around the school to find lots of different items which we could use. Do you … Continue reading →
We have been historians in literacy this week. We have been researching facts about Alexander Bell or Thomas Edison. Tomorrow we are going to be creating our own fact files about these inventors. Did you know that Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb, and Alexander Bell invented the telephone, making the first ever phone call! We used key words in our plan ready for writing them into sentences tomorrow.
Today we have been exploring capacity. We were seeing which container could hold the most pasta. We found out some shocking results! We used tall and short containers, but found that it did not matter how tall a container was, … Continue reading →
We have been planting spinach, beetroot, basil, radish and coriander today. We have done this so we can use them in our cooking or so that Chef Mark can use them in our school dinners. We can’t wait to watch … Continue reading →
We have become inventors today. We found this question written in the classroom when we walked in this morning. We were asked ‘How can we grow our vegetables in a small space?’ – we were given string, plant pots, seeds and soil. We had to come up with a plan. We decided to hang the plant pots and see if we can grow more food to feed the population of the planet by using vertical farms.
Today we were looking at different materials. We learnt that some materials stretch and others do not. We investigated the stretchiness of elastic, plastic, wood and paper. We found out that elastic can stretch the furthest and wood does not stretch at all.
Can you find anything that stretches in your classroom?