Year 5 investigating different forces

In class this week, Year 5 have been investigating different forces. We used the force meters to investigate whether or not there was a link between weight and gravity. We also explored which material would make the best parachute. This helped us learn about air resistance. Here are some pictures of our investigations.

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Enrichment Week – China

To co-incide with Chinese New Year, this week we have been looking at all things ‘China., We had a Chinese Dance workshop,  created Chinese lanterns, bowls, dragons and the great friendship was of China!. We also had a special Chinese banquet for dinner this week with fortune cookies,  and for those children brave enough to try them…chopstick! The week ended with a  display in the hall of all the things we have done which parents were invited to come along and look at.

 

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