Primary 7D have been exploring ‘floating and sinking’ through their Titanic topic. They used their knowledge to design their own ship to carry the maximum number of cargo items. We decide that those ships with the greatest surface area hold more than those with less surface area.
We have had a really busy first week back in P7A. We have participated in lot’s of fun team building activities and enjoyed sharing a little bit about ourselves with the items we included in “A Bag About Me”
We made very detailed and personalised collage silhouette pictures to show our interests and things that are important in our lives. We each created a Superhero Helper “mini me” for our Senior Student job display and wrote very persuasive letters to Miss Eeles applying for these roles.
Everyone is excited to be learning about the Titanic and pupils in P7A generated many super questions about their new topic. We look forward to exploring these in the coming weeks. 🙂
A great first day in P7C! Everyone successfully managed to find where to line up and were all eager to start learning!
To get to know our new home teams we all enthusiastically attempted the ‘Marshmallow Challenge’! Each team was set the task to build a tower using 20 pieces of spaghetti, 90cm of cellotape and 90cm of string. The teams only had 22 minutes to complete the challenge and they had to place their marshmallow at the top of their tower. The tallest, freestanding tower would win the challenge!
Look at the concentration of their faces!
Some of P7’s reflections after the challenge…
‘The spaghetti was so fragile, it snapped every time I touched it!’
‘I thought the marshmallow would be really light so it would be ok on top of our tower but it was too heavy!’
‘Our team came up with four plans but none of them worked!’
Congratulations to Tess, Jared, Adam and Tara who created an impressive tower of 46cm tall! Well done to all of P7C – fantastic teamwork!