Science Learning

Half Term Fun | 22 May 2020

We have uploaded a selection of fun activities and reading material to Google Classroom for you to have a go at over half term. There is no expectation for any of this to be completed or handed in, but we know some of our Tranmere families are in the swing of a ‘work’ routine, so …

A huge thank you to all the parents that attended our Parent Drop In on Friday! The children really enjoyed being able to show you what we had been doing in class, particularly in Topic lessons. It was also great to see you helping out with our Science classification activity, the sweets definitely helped!

KS1 get very ‘Egg-cited’ | 02 Mar 2020

Today we were lucky enough to have a visit from Deb, Silkie and Rock from ‘Eggucation’. She held a workshop for all children, explaining how to look after eggs and chicks once they have hatched. She has left behind an incubator with 16 eggs inside ready to start hatching on Wednesday.  Children will get to …

Kingfisher Class are Tranmere Taxonomists! | 10 Jan 2020

As an introduction to our new science topic, Classification, we were given images of different animals that could be found in a zoo. Then, we had to classify the animals into groups, based on similar and contrasting characteristics.

On Tuesday the children braved the cold and took part in a muddy puddle day.  We did so many exciting activities, and the had the opportunity to use our new outdoor classroom.  Firstly the children created festive wreaths out of natural materials, then we became artists and made some super observational drawings, looking at the …

Grandma Bell had a problem…her cat kept jumping on her dining table and knocking over her water. She was worried that the liquid would ruin the table if it was left for too long. Unfortunately, Morrisons had soooo many choices of paper towel that she just didn’t know which to choose. She asked for my …

Fantastic Mini-beasts and Where to Find Them. | 18 Oct 2019

A wet and windy Key Stage One playground should do the trick. Have a peek at the curious, squirming creatures below.

Sweet Science! | 04 Oct 2019

Using Skittles and Jelly Worms, Kingfisher Class carried out some experiments to show how diffusion and osmosis are used to carry water and nutrients around the body.

Today, Year 5 were able to take part in a fantastic Science lesson where they were given the opportunity to dissect a pig’s heart and lungs. The children were really brave and had a go. A huge thank you to Mrs Bowman for coming in and helping with her expert skills. If you’re particularly squeamish, …

Year 6 cut straight to the heart of the matter! | 23 Sep 2019

Year 6 were very interested to have the chance to closely observe the dissection of a pig’s heart and lung. An impressively large number of students were able to touch it (with gloves on), and some students had to leave the room.  Thanks  again to Mrs Bowman for giving up her time and sharing her …
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