Outdoor Science Investigation

To end Science Week, Year 2 were set one final challenge to investigate. They were asked 'Are the plants the same around the school grounds?'. The children shared their predictions and then discussed how they could investigate the question. The children decided to compare two different locations and use the scientific skill of 'observation' to compare the two different areas.

 

Although it was slightly drizzly, the children were excited to visit the swale where they spotted water lilies and bulrushes and the garden area, where they observed daisies, dandelions and hawthorn flowers. Through their observation skills they concluded that plants need sunlight and water but different plants grow in different conditions they are suited to.

 

The children then headed back to the classrooms to draw observational drawings of the plants they observed and record their conclusions.

 

Year 2 have really enjoyed Science Week and enjoyed undertaking different investigations to develop their scientific enquiry skills. Well done Year 2!

IMG 0315

IMG 0325

IMG 0329

 

Comments (0)

There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments (Please only use your first name, or Mummy/Daddy/Grandad etc or Mrs ***** and never your full name)

  1. Posting comment as a guest.
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

Year 2 Curriculum

Blog Guidance

Upcoming Events

21 Jul
School closed - Summer holiday
Date 21 Jul 2021 - 31 Aug 2021

Recent Comments

Iraj likes to squeeze pipette steadily and managed 60 drops on a penny
The best insulator was felt and the worst was newspaper. Theo
I love science. I really liked the blubber glove because it kept our hands warm.
Jude enjoyed this experiment, pennies can hold a lot of drops of water! Jude managed 101 drops on hi...
I loved when Sarah talked to us about the Polar ice caps and the experiments of how ice melts. It wa...

Helping at Home

Ways to help at home

  • Read every day
  • Practise your spellings and common exception words
  • As you read spot the sounds in words, can you find digraphs (two letters that make one sound) and trigraphs (three letters that make one sound)?
  • Count in 2s, 5s and 10s forwards and backwards
  • Learn your number bonds for all numbers to 20 (e.g number bonds to 7 are 1+6, 2+5, 3+4, etc.)
  • Practise telling the time to the hour, quarter past, half past, quarter to and as an extra challenge to 5 minute intervals (five past, ten past etc.)
  • Practise letter formation using the correct pencil grip and develop fine motor skills (peg pressing, picking pasta shells/rice with tweezers)

School Awards