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Hadrian Primary School

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Science

Electricity

The children have looked at how electricity is made, which appliances use electricity and its dangers. They were then challenged to use the equipment provided (bulbs, bulbs holders, wires and batteries / cells) to make the bulb light. After some trial and error they worked out how to make a complete circuit to make the bulb light.

Animals and their habitats.

 

The children sorted animals according to their own criteria.

In science we have divided animals into those which have backbones (vertebrates) and those which do not (invertebrates). Today we begun classifying vertebrate animals into their 5 classes - fish, birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles.

We used the classification key to identify each of the classes of vertebrates.

The children used the classification key to identify some images of various invertebrates.

Class 6 researched some invertebrate to find their appearance, habitat and characteristics.

In the lesson today we looked at the dangers to wildlife in our local environment. We talked about the ways in which humans have an impact on animals and plants in our town and what we could do to protect these living things. The children thought of some ways to keep our wildlife safe.
Class 6 used the ipads to research a variety of animal which are endangered because of human behaviour.

British Science Week

The children learnt about some inventions and how they were invented. They were surprised to find out that the first mobile phone weighed the same as two loaves of bread, that Siri was only introduced 2 years before they were born in 2011 and that I had to walk to the T.V. to change the channel.

We then watched a Science Max video about sound. The children were then challenged to design and make an innovative musical instrument. 

British Science Week!

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