Science Learning

Eagles have had an extremely busy week preparing for their assembly and carrying out lots of science activities. I am sure you will agree that all the children performed brilliantly in our assembly and really showed of just how proud they are of their work. To finish off our theme week, we took to the …

The Great Science Share for Schools 2019 – Leeds Satellite Event | 23 Jun 2019

On Tuesday 18th June, Tranmere Park hosted the Leeds Satellite event for the Great Science Share for Schools 2019. We welcomed pupils from Guiseley Primary, Queensway, Rawdon Littlemoor, Beeston Primary and Greenmount Primary. The children took on the role of science communicators, sharing their science learning with each other and instructing their peers on how …

Woodpecker scientists have been focusing on two fields of research this week – rocket technology and the human body! They have investigated and developed the next rocket ship to launch into space (using drinking straws and scrap paper) and also investigated the effect of exercise on the human body – specifically lung capacity! Here they …

Top Secret Visit from the Moon! | 20 May 2019

On Thursday last week, we had a top secret visit – so top secret we’re only now allowed to tell you – from the Moon and a meteorite! Colleagues from Bradford Grammar School had been entrusted by NASA to look after a sample of moon rock and a piece of meteorite from the Campo del …

We joined Jamie from Encounter Edu in the Arctic again this morning for our second live science lesson of the week. Today, we were looking at how animals and people keep warm in the Arctic and other cold climates. We investigated different materials and the clothing that is worn in the Arctic and then investigated …

As part of our science topic, ‘The Art of Living’, we looked at lots of the different vocabulary that we are going to be using. We had to work as a team to match up the correct word to the correct definition. Feel free to test us on some of our words at home!

This morning, we joined a live linkup by Encounter Edu from the Arctic. We looked around their scientific base and the local environment and then explored the food chains and webs that occur in the Arctic region. We found out about the animals that live their, how they feed and live and the impact that …

Doves’ own report of their learning this afternoon: In Science we have been trying to separate different materials that had been mixed together. We learnt the difference between a solution and a mixture and we tested whether we could filter them. We learnt that a mixture can be separated by using a sieve or filter …

LAUNCHING – #ExploriFriday Competition! | 13 Feb 2019

To all our lovely Tranmere Families, LAUNCHING – A ‘just for fun’ competition every Friday! (until we stop!) Follow us on Twitter¬†@tranmerepark and every Friday morning we will tweet a picture from the wonderful @ExplorifySchool science programme. It will be a picture of an everyday object, creature or thing, BUT it will be zoomed in …

We designed and created Rudolph balloons (filling them with a gas – air!) and then racing them by releasing the air from the balloon which creates a force to push the balloon along.
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