Minimising Erosion

The year fours have been learning about erosion this term.  Part of this has been learning about ways to minimise erosion in our environment.  We set up an investigation to look at how some of these suggestions can help reduce the amount of erosion that happens. Our question for investigation was: What happens to the […]

Banana Piano!

This week I was playing with the MaKey MaKey I just bought and decided to make a fun, interactive activity for the classes that would teach them a little about electrical circuits.   So… I did some searching on Pinterest and found the BANANA PIANO! Basically, you hook the MaKey MaKey up to your computer […]

Welcome 2016!

Welcome 2016 and a new school year! This term we will be studying Biology across the school. The topics covered in the different year levels will be:   Year 1 – Bugs! Year 2 – Growing and Changing – The life stages of animals Year 3 – Classification of Living Things Year 4 – Lifecycle […]

Science Club

 Post by Kaylah & Ambrose   December 2015 After school on a Thursday there is a program for year 3 -6’s called Science Club. This year we have been learning about all different things and experiments, Some things we have been doing include: M&M tube rockets, Holograms, Testing our own bubble mixture, 3D Printing, Milk Fireworks […]

Squiggly Spaghetti

This term the year ones are learning to use their senses to make observations in Science. We have been using our senses to describe some of the properties of familiar foods. We are observing the foods in their different states and then talking about how they have changed, for example, when they are frozen, melted […]

More Butterflies!

Our Monarch butterflies have been busy hatching from their chrysalis. We have now had five butterflies (four females and one male) and more will be hatching soon. After they hatch we have been releasing them into the garden and it is lovely to see so many butterflies fluttering about in the school yard 🙂   […]

Freeze It!

This term the year three classes have been learn about the properties of solids and liquids. We have also been learning about how heating or cooling down solids and liquids can make them change.   We investigated and described the properties of different solids and liquids at different temperatures. First we described them at room […]

Butterflies

This week our first Monarch butterfly hatched out of its chrysalis!! Throughout this term we have been watching the Monarchs since they were tiny little eggs laid underneath the leaves of a milkweed plant.   We have watched tiny caterpillars hatch from the eggs and grow into big, fat caterpillars that eat a lot.   […]

National Science Week

Recently our school celebrated National Science Week. Over two weeks the classes worked really hard on activities about ‘light’ to align with this year’s theme ‘Making Waves: The Science of Light’. All this great work culminated with an Interactive Science Display in the undercover area on Friday 21st of August.   All the classes came […]