Breadmaking in 5/6J

Yast week as part of our science lessons on Marvelous Microorganisms, we made bread! We have been studying the science of breadmaking and the role of yeast. Here are some photos of the process, we followed this Bread in a Bag recipe! Twenty or so loaves later, we had some issues getting the bread to…

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Solids Liquids and Gases Homework

Here are some photographs and files showcasing the great work 5/6J members did on their solid, liquids and gases homework. We had board games, moon sand, slime, word clouds, find a words and more! Gasses , liquids and solids PP Moon Sand by Brooke victoria SLG homework  

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Pop Rocks Fun

Last term we created a blown up balloon using a mixture of Lemonade Soda and Pop Rocks. We tested normal lemonade and sugar free and we changed the size of the plastic bottle and how much liquid we put in. Afterwards we all got to taste some pop rocks and enjoy the popping inside our…

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Bonus Homework, Week 7, Term 1

Check out these photographs of us studying different solids last week. Leave us a comment tell us what you discovered! Bonus task – visit 3/4R’s blog and leave a comment on one of their posts!

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Electricity Fun!

This term 5/6J are learning about Electricity. We have been making circuits and testing bulbs and batteries. We studied how a torch and a light globe works, where the power source is and what those little electron things are. First of all 5/6J students, can you add something to this wall about what you have…

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Space Art

Finally!   Here is our space art from Term 3 that we completed with Chalk Pastel. Thanks for the video startwister @ youtube, we used your artwork as our guide!  

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Earth’s Place in Space

5/6J were given the challenge of making an Orrery. An orrery is a model with moving parts, often used to describe models of the solar system. In pairs, students had to create an orrery of the earth, moon and sun and have the celestial bodies orbiting and rotating. They were given a selection of materials…

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Testing Solids

Last week we tested a range of solids.   We tested the following properties:   Elasticity: Can the solid be stretched? Malleability: Can the solid be manipulated into different shapes? Brittleness: Is the solid hard, but will break or crumble easily? Hardness: Can you scratch the surface of the solid?   We also tested the…

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Runny Races

Last week we did an experiment to test the viscosity of different liquids. We tested water, detergent and shampoo. Check out what happened!   CONCLUSION: The water was the least viscous as it flowed extremely fast. The detergent was more viscous than water; it flowed slowly. The liquid with the most viscosity was the shampoo…

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Art Sculptures

We have been working so hard on these sculptures! As part of our Science unit of work on Packaging, we had to design and make a package for these kinetic sculptures to sell at Market Day. Here is the video we watched to learn how to make them:     And here are some photographs…

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