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Week beginning 13th September 2021

Over the last few weeks we have been learning about buoyancy. We researched what buoyancy meant and then tested a number of items to see if they were buoyant. 

Using this knowledge we then designed and created our own boats, ensuring they were able to float. 

We then tested them in water and even attached a mini-propeller, so we could race them.

We tested all the boats, most stayed afloat luckily but not all moved very much in the water! Nieve and Josh won our class competition so went on to race P6/7E resulting in a draw. The final tiebreaker will take place at the beach later in the term!  

Have a look at our pictures to see all the learning and fun happening…