Smooth Moves

Why do balls roll? Why do apples fall from the trees? Why do some things slide across ice but not on carpet? What makes our bikes stop when we brake? We use all types of forces including friction, gravity and pushes and pulls when we exercise, ride bikes and drive cars. Engineers and Scientists use… Read More Smooth Moves

Moon Phases

To complete our unit on Spinning in Space our class spent a month studying the Moon and its phases. The Moon The Moon was probably made 4.5 billion years ago when a large object hit the Earth and blasted out rocks that came together to orbit round the Earth.  They eventually melted together, cooled down… Read More Moon Phases

Are Seeds Alive?

This term our Science topic is “Plants in Action”. In this unit students will have their beliefs about flowering plants challenged by working through hands-on activities. Students will develop a sense of wonder and appreciation of plants as we investigate the following: germination the stages in a plant’s life cycle what plants need for growth Today… Read More Are Seeds Alive?