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Regular updates about science at St Peter's.

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  • 23/11/21

    Catapults

    In science club this week, we made and tested catapults. We adjusted the length of the arm to see if it made any difference to how far it could send a paper ball.    
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  • 18/11/21

    Year 6 children planting the land

    Year 6 children started to plant the S&P at the front of the school.
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  • 18/11/21

    Preparing the land

    St Peter's have been awarded £300 from St Peter's and Broadstairs Town Council as part of their Broadstairs in Bloom community project. Year 6 prepared the land ready for planting! 
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  • 18/11/21

    Soap

    In science club this week, we made bars of soap. We discussed what a bar of soap should be able to do and thought about what ingredients it would need. We then discussed how we could make solid soap.  
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  • 18/11/21

    Tree planting week

    All children worked together to help develop our wildlife areas by planting trees. In total, 312 trees have been planted at three different areas of the site. Trees are the longest-lived organisms in the world. They provide homes and food for innumerable species of birds, mammals and insects. By...
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  • 21/01/20

    Local engineer visits science club

    James Bolton from Summit Aviation visited science club this week to talk about engineering and to help launch the 'If you were an engineer what would you do' project.
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  • 20/01/20

    Scribble bots

    In science club this week, we made scribble bots. They are are great fun to make and provide lots of investigative opportunities. This simple version uses a small motor and pens fixed around a pot. The motor makes the arm spin, which in turn makes the scribble bot move draw...
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  • 20/01/20

    How do bath bombs work?

    In science club this week, we looked at how bath bombs work and tried to make our own.
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  • 20/01/20

    Science at playtime

    All children get the opportunity to carry out science activities at playtime. 
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  • 20/01/20

    Who done it?

    In science club this week, we looked at finger prints. We then tried to find out who spilt a drink on Mr Hunter-Whitehouse's laptop. We dusted the glass and then used finger prints taken from the suspects to work out who committed the crime.
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  • 20/01/20

    Making Playdough

    In science club this week, we looked at the properties of corn flour and shaving foam and investigated what happened when they were mixed.
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