J1 and J2 are learning about procedures. We followed the instructions to make a paper plane. After we tested our planes we wrote our own instructions for a plane
We made slime by following a procedure, we had to identify the ingredients and equipment then follow the steps. It was very gooey!
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J1 and J2 learned about how bread is made. We mixed flour, yeast and warm water in a bowl and then we all had a piece of dough to knead. It was very sticky!
We use a bread machine to bake a loaf of bread. The warm bread smelled great and it was delicious!
The Junior school is learning about where our food comes from so we went to Chesterfield Farm to visit the farmers and see the animals. Everyone had a go at milking the cow, we watched a sheepdog rounding up the sheep, we had a tractor ride and we learned new things. Did you know that the most expensive fleece in the world comes from the top of a camel’s hump?