Science Stage 4 – Energy and Forces

As part of our investigations around energy and forces we focused on forces – floating and sinking. We made the project more challenging that simply floating and sinking….The children had to make an object that could float for a set period of time, holding a set weight.

5th class were set the challenge to use recycled household materials to make a boat which could float for a minimum of 5 seconds holding 3 peas on board. Some very interesting interpretations here. 

Here you will see the different groups examining their creations and seeing did they manage to follow the brief properly.

The younger classes were examining Magnetism as part of building their understanding of forces. Here they are working with different types of magnets.

As part of this section we also examined how bike gears work.

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