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Science

2023-2024

Light

Investigating friction

Investigating the strength of magnets

Magnetism

We learnt about different joints in our bodies

Can the person with the longest femur jump the furthest? We predicted, measured, sorted and ordered.....No the people with the longest femur didn’t have the biggest jumps.

Skeletons

2022-2023

Light- Transparent, Translucent or Opaque?

Making and Changing shadows

British Science week 2023

Does the person with the longest femur have the longest jump? Let’s find out

Sorting skeletons

Our trip to Brockholes - Plant workshop

We have been looking at different types of rocks (Sedimentary, Metamorphic and Igneous). We have discussed the properties of the different rocks and then carried out investigations as to whether or not they were permeable.

Science week - we watched a lamb and a calf being born on a live zoom feed from the NFU then drew our own lifecycle diagrams

Year 3 Glorious Mud! We collected some soil from different towns in our area to find out what our soil was made up of. This helps farmers and gardeners find out what grows best in their fields or gardens.