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Experiments


We tested material to see if it was absorbent or waterproof. We used plastic, glass and rubber and they were all waterproof. Later we tested tissue and cotton and they were all absorbent. When we were finished we filled out a sheet about the waterproof and absorbent materials. We really enjoyed it because we learnt more »

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Sowing seeds!!


A few weeks ago we planted water cress and runner beans to study how plants need soil, heat, light and water. First the soil was carefully poured into cups and after that we made sure the soil was flattened at the top. Soon after the water was poured into the soil to moisten it. Then more »

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Engineers week


At the start of engineers week we watched a documentary about engineers called Dream Big. It was mostly about how engineers help our society, and how life would be more difficult without them. On Wednesday we studied about what properties a bridge needs to be stable and weather resistant. After that we built bridges using more »

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Fizzy Rockets


In science we made fizzy rockets. You need vitamin tablets that fizz in water, a container with a pop off lid and blue-tack. We put blue-tack on the vitamin tablets and stuck them on the bottom of the pop off lid. Then we filled the container 1/4 of the way up with water and we more »

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Hyacinth Bulbs


First class planted hyacinth bulbs in soil. We watered them every second day. When they came up they were different colours. We really enjoyed it because it was fun. Some of them have not come up yet but it was cool to see those that did. Here are some pictures from our class.

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