Science at Harlescott Junior School
Last week Harlescott Junior School blasted off Science week with a Cosmic
Year 3,4 and 5 all conducted a range of invesigations, creating some super 'WOW!' moments and gasps of excitement!
Year 4 had lots of fun exploring colour. They explored the sprectrum of light though tints and shade in art aswell as composing imaginative poems entitled 'Colourful World'. The chidlren used filter paper to explore the use of colour in foods as well as creating fireworks in jar!
Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed Sdcience week. They made their own toothpaste from peppermint essence, gylcerine, cornflower, baking soda, salt and water. As well as creating an Alkaseltzer Rocket that lifted off with a pop!
Pupils at Harlescott say:
'Our incredibly inspiring science co-ordinator, Mrs Baines Price makes sure science is intriguing and safe for us.' Kye - Year 6
'I enjoy when we get to make up our own investigation, giving us more independence.' Ryan - Year 5
'We enjoy creating our own questions and being in control of the investigation.' Claire - Year 5
'My favourite unit was Earth and Space because I liked learning about the moon and its phases.' Erin - year 5
From 95% of the school surveyed 87% say that they enjoy science.