Scientists in 1st 👩🏼‍🔬👨🏻‍🔬

Seed Germination

Let’s experiment!

What conditions are needed for seed germination?

After learning about the life cycle of a seed, the children were excited to discover the conditions needed for seed germination. The children worked in groups deciding what condition to remove, against a control.  We were very excited to make our predictions and cannot wait to observe the seeds over the next few weeks.

Super Scientists

Science is still in full swing in Room 16. Lately we’ve been treated to lessons about

  • How to make a homemade lava lamp
  • Blowing bubbles within bubbles
  • That fire in a large jar will last longer than in a small jar
  • Vinegar and Bicarbonate of Soda can inflate a plastic lunch bag
  • That apples, lemon juice and toothpaste all have different lives of pH
  • Oobleck, the substance that can be both solid and liquid
  • How to make a storm in a glass
  • How to clean our pennies