Tag: science

chrysalis watch

The very hungry caterpillars have spent the last few days feeding and over the weekend they transformed! We were very careful and moved them out of their tubs and clipped them inside their new net home, ready for when they emerge from their chrysalises......

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Posted by on 20 March 2017

Category: Nursery

Caterpillar Watch

As part of our topic on Minibeasts, we have got our own butterfly pavillion. They were sent to us as larva and we are observing them grow into caterpillars. The image at the top shows our caterpillars on Friday 10th March, and the image at the bottom shows them just four days later, on Tuesday…

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Posted by on 14 March 2017

Category: Nursery

Science in Nursery - Colour

Today, we have conducted a science experiment. We talked about what we thought might happen to the sweets once we added water to them. Some children thought they would break, some children said they would float and another child said they might even change colour. We arranged the sweets into…

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Posted by on 24 January 2017

Category: Nursery

Skittles!

As part of Science Week we have been busy investigating! Today we made predictions about what would happen to skittles when we added water. We did lots of talking and made wonderful observations that we have written for our science display.  

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Posted by on 19 March 2015

Category: Reception

Planting

  

Reception have been very busy planting. We have created the outline of a pot or bean house. Then with Mrs McIver or Mrs Hodson we planted beans or cress seads into a bag with cotton wool and then gave it some water to drink. We have put them all around our classroom to keep watching. we have…

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Posted by on 10 March 2015

Category: Reception