Summer science

Over the summer term we have done lots of fantastic learning. The children conducted experiments to see how to separate materials in different ways and what increases oxidisation (rust). We have just started learning about space and as a hook into the topic, the children have immersed themselves in the training of an astronaut by practising using a robotic arm (chopsticks!) They found that some objects were easy to pick up and move and some were very tricky indeed, such as a marble. Izabella was quoted saying: “Friction has a part to play in how difficult it is to pick up. If an object is very smooth like a marble is will have less friction so will be harder to pick up.”