Having an Eggggsellent Time Learning Science in 6th!!!

In preparation for Science Week 6th class have been working hard on all areas of the Science Curriculum. So far they have focused on Chemistry and Physics – They’ve shown

  • that water disperses heat from a candle
  • that fire needs oxygen to burn
  • that smoke from a candle contains unburned wax vapour which can relight the candle without ever touching the wick with a flame
  • that oil and water does not mix
  • gravity and forces using a parachute and egg drop
  • the bouyancy of salt water and
  • the chemical reaction that occurs between the acid in vinegar and the calcium carbonate in egg shells.