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Science week experiments in 6th

Science week experiments in 6th

                                         DRY ICE! Last week was science week, Mr Maguire’s class done an experiment with dry ice. Dry ice is some carbon dioxide frozen that you can order online. We were not allowed touch it because you could get frost bite in less than five seconds. We used fairy liquid, gloves, balloons, bottles, cup, water, kettle, plate and pipes. Firstly Mr Maguire put on gloves. Then Mr Maguire took a cup and put about a half of a cup of dry ice and put it on the plate. Then we put cold water in the kettle and...
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Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Raspberry Pi Weather Station

Our school is one of only a 1000 schools around the globe who managed to get our hands on a Raspberry Pi Weather Station. This weather station enables the collection of weather data, using a variety of sensors which include a rain gauge, an anemometer, a wind vane and a soil temperature probe. We are in the process of getting the kit up and running. A huge thank to Taylor-Rose’s father, Anthony and Kori’s dad, Yemi for coming in on a weekly basis to help us with this project. We will keep you updated with our...
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Cracking the Code!

Cracking the Code!

Hour of Code Week December 7th – 11th The hour of code was a great experience for everyone in our class. Over the past week we have really enjoyed having the opportunity to take part in coding activities. This year’s theme was Minecraft. We really set our minds to what we had to do and got really involved. It was very interesting to learn about code. The most important thing we thought was that while we were learning, we were having fun. As part of the activity there were fourteen levels to complete. Some levels were pretty tough but we enjoyed the challenge. But...
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Taste is a Powerful Thing

Taste is a Powerful Thing

Everybody has five different senses, there is smell, taste, touch, sight and hearing. The tongue is used for tasting, talking and pushing your food down your oesophagus. The tongue has thousands of little bumps on it called taste buds. There are four different tastes that are stronger than others in different areas on the tongue. These four tastes are sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Last week, we made a diagram of the tongue and we also did an experiment where we had to find out where certain tastes were the strongest in four places. Our teacher, Ms. Nestor mixed water with...