2WB research the first fossil hunter 🔎👀

During science week, we enjoyed researching a famous scientist linked to our current science topic – Animals, including humans. We found out that the first fossil hunter was a lady called Mary Anning and we were really interested in learning about what fossils are. We saw and touched what a fossil might be like (from a […]

Deduction and innovation in 2WB 👀🔎

As part of our science week activities, we started our day with a ‘Top Trumps’ morning maths challenge. We looked at animal facts to deduct the oldest animal in each group, then the oldest for the whole class.   In the afternoon, we took part in an innovation challenge.  The children had to choose a […]

2WB launch our new science topic in style (at home) 🧪👩‍🔬🧑🏻‍🔬

Today we looked at items of equipment for an experiment. We put them in a list. We made a prediction about using the equipment. Next, we watched or participated in 3 different experiments: Fizzing Potions Milk Swirls Rainbow Skittles We even made our own videos… Finally, we drew and wrote about our observations… We really […]

Y2WB have been super scientists this week ⛵️

This week we decided that our science investigation would answer the question: ‘Does size matter to make a strong boat?’ We thought about the materials we could use and how we could investigate our question. We agreed that paper and paperclips could make a boat and we could test the strength using marbles. To make […]