Science Learning

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 …

We had a visit today from Dangerous Dunc of ‘Mad Science’ fame! KS1 and KS2 had a fabulous assembly looking at all types of ENERGY!   If you would like to join the Mad Science Club, see the information coming home in bookbags this week.

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 …

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 …

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 …

Announcing the Science Mascot Winner…. | 08 Feb 2018

Congratulations to Bailey in Woodpecker Class for creating the fabulous, winning Science Mascot design! His design has been turned into a digital logo so that it can be used all around school to promote the exciting science that is happening.   Look out on the Tranmere Times tomorrow for details of our next science competition!

Some of our science superstars took part in a bouncy science day last Thursday. They created their own rubber bouncy balls from scratch and then investigated the properties of them.        In the afternoon they became science educators and put together presentations about their investigations. Key Stage one focused on communicating how to make …

“Healthy Heart” Workshops with Heart Research UK | 05 Jan 2018

Heart Research UK came in today to to deliver a workshop, on how pupils can keep their Heart Healthy. The workshop covered the heart, why it is so important, what it does and how to keep your heart healthy by eating a healthy diet, being active and not smoking. It also includes the importance of …
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