26 Mar Science Week
We have had a great science week. All year groups enjoyed a virtual science workshop on Tuesday, which was different but exciting for the children. In reception and nursery children have been using torches to explore light and shadow, growing plants and using bee bots.
In years 1 to 6 children have also learnt about their respective scientists in their year groups.
- John Dalton, father of colour blindness, was explored in Year 1, where they experimented with colours and how they are produced.
- In Year 2, they learnt about Ron Headley, who was the founder of the eco-charger. In this year group, they looked at electrical circuits and the features of them.
- In Year 3, they discovered Rosalind Franklin and Aziz Sancar, who did a lot of work with X-rays and DNA. They learnt about how X-rays work and why people have to go for them.
- In Year 4, they explored Elis Widowson, who did an enormous amount of work with nutrition. They considered different ways that people can keep themselves healthy through their dietary consumption.
- In Year 5, they researched Garrat A Morgan, who helped to invent the gas mask. Turner and Thompson thought about why this had to be invented and did some work on creating their very own.
- Finally, in Year 6, they looked at Ozlem Tureci, a Turkish scientist, who helped to engineer the Pfizer vaccine. They discussed the difference between vaccines and natural remedies and staged a debate about which one was more effective.
The children celebrated all of their learning during our celebration assembly today.