Category Archives: Science

Space Shuttle Endeavour

We have been following news of the Endeavour’s mission since it was launched and our own one-man version of the space shuttle is nearly ready. Have a look below.

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New Topic: Our Journey into Space

We are now finally underway with our new topic, Our Journey into Space, after a very fragmented first two weeks of term! We have now shared what we already know and have formed lots of questions that need answering. Below … Continue reading

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Learning about Wiggly Worms

  As part of our Growing Topic we are learning about earthworms. On Monday we read an interesting text about earthworm biology on our interactive whiteboard. We practised scanning to find key words and highlighted them. We watched a short … Continue reading

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Our Learning This Week

Jack and the Giant e-book We have now sold 76 copies of our own e-book, with all profits going to support the important work of Save the Children. In class this morning we posted on the Amazon thread to say … Continue reading

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This Week in P2P

This has been a busy week in our classroom. We have begun the second part of our Jack and the Beanstalk topic, GROWING, which focuses less on the characters and more on the beanstalk. Our Garden Centre role play area … Continue reading

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What we have learned

 We shared what we had learned during our topic this morning. We have learned …that we can make model castles out of cardboard.  Kira ….about plants at the Botanic Gardens.  Nathan D …that beans grow with soil, water and light.  Ross … Continue reading

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Maybe our beans were magic after all?

We planted beans in January and after many days of waiting  they finally began to germinate last week. Jason’s was the first to germinate and so we are tracking the growth of his bean and making a bar graph to … Continue reading

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From Tranent to the Tropics: Our Visit to the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh

Today Primary 2P visited the glass houses of the Royal Botanic Gardens to learn about plants that we eat. We have planted our own beans (which should begin to grow soon!) and we know about some fruits and vegetables that we grow, … Continue reading

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