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6th Class Take Off!

The children in 6th class carried out an experiment to explore how air coming out of the back of a balloon pushes the balloon forward. This is how rockets work – the hot gases coming out of the back of … Continue reading

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Scientists at Work!

Each year some of the classes participate in the “Discover Primary Science” awards scheme. Pictured are some of the pupils from 3rd class, conducting a very exciting experiment called “Rocket Launch”.

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3rd Class Rocket Science

As part of their “Discover Primary Science” work, 3rd class had the task of making rockets this week.  They used dissolvable vitamin tablets to fuel their rockets, and had great fun watching them take off into space!

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3rd Class Scientists

As you can see from the pictures, the pupils in room 24 have been very busy carrying out some great experiments. They made their own rocket launches using balloons, string, straws and some chairs. They also learned about a gas … Continue reading

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