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 […]

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 […]

Scientific Method

Recently, the year three and four classes are being introduced to the SCIENTIFIC METHOD. We have been discussing the process that scientists follow when they plan and carry out investigations.   In particular, we have been learning about VARIABLES. Variables are all the things in an investigation that could change and effect the outcome of the […]

Studying Soils

The year four classes have been busy lately collecting samples of soil from different places across Western Australia to study in class. We were particularly looking for what soils are made up of.  This week we used magnifying lens and microscopes to carefully examine the samples and describe their properties.         We found out that […]