3LH were testing the strength and permeability of rocks to help the Romans choose the best one to build a wall.
To link with our topic of Italy, we visited Pizza Express in Leeds. We learnt about different ingredients used on pizzas, such as peppers, mushrooms and basil. The. We got to make our own mozzarella cheese pizza. We had a great time!
3LH used chocolate today to get a practical experience of how sedimentary and metamorphic rock is created. They layered grated chocolate into a cup the. Squashed it down with their thumbs. This replicated sedimentary rock,although some were still quite crumbly. Once they had seen the layers, they wrapped it back up in cling film and warmed it in their hand. This mould3d the chocolate into a lump that changed shape, representing metamorphic rock.
3LH learnt about Fairtrade and the positive effect it has on communities involved in it.
3LH were sorting rocks using a Venn diagram today.
Poor Ivan from Ice Palace has been walking in the snow for days and had to seek shelter by building in the snowdrifts. The snow gave us an amazing opportunity to experience what it might be like for him!
3LH did some fantastic writing using similes. They typed them up during Computing, experimented with a range of fonts and attached them to an email.
3LH have been exploring fractions using multi-link.
Today, Elvis the husky visited 3LH. Our book, Ice Palace, tells the tale of a hungry team of wolves pulling Starjik on his sled. We thought it would be an amazing experience for the children to see a husky, which although not related to a wolf, looks very similar in appearance!
We investigated what happens to shadows when an object is moved closer/further away from a light source.