The Grade 3’s have been looking at how heat passes through different materials. The kids designed insulating covers to stop an ice cube melting. Here are some of the designs some were better than others.
Today the Grade 3’s predicted, tested and recorded how heat affects materials such as chocolate, ice, salt and marbles.
The children were inspired to classify different animals into their groups, after their amazing experience at the Deadly Australian Presentation. Here is an example of a reptile and mammal skeleton. Reptile: Rattle snake Mammal: Marmoset
The Grade 3’s harvested the garlic and herbs (parsley, rosemary and mint) to sell at this weekends Wangaratta Farmers Market. Our room smells amazing!! Thanks Mr Fram for your garlic bulbs in June, they’ve grown beautifully.
This is Alice and Amelie’s room heating data that they have collected over 3 weeks. The deal range for winter heating is 18 to 20 degrees. This chart shows how well St Pat’s is doing at being Energy Wise.
The Grade 3’s examined how PET water bottles are recycled. These water bottles can be used to make clothing, shoes, playground equipment, carpet, outdoor furniture, sleeping bag filler and car parts. Check out this clip to see how its done
Some materials melted such as butter and ice. Others softened (chocolate) and some heated up (rocks, salt and metal)