Super Structures – Towers

Super Structures – Towers

This week Class 8 have been getting stuck into their STEM project. They have been learning all about towers all around the world. They learnt that towers use triangles to improve their stability and have built towers using different materials.
Olympic detectives

Olympic detectives

This week class 8 have been using their detective skills to understand about the Ancient Greek Olympics. They used pictures from Greek pottery to workout what events were at the Olympics. The old starting block caused a lot of confusion!
Tectonic custard creams!

Tectonic custard creams!

This week Class 8 have been learning about tectonic plates. They learnt that the earth’s surface is made up of these plates and they are moving. They used the custard creams to show divergent, convergent and transform plate movements.
3D volcanoes

3D volcanoes

Class 8 have been learning about the different parts of a volcano. The children created 3D pictures using card and tissue paper. They had to create their own labels. Fast finishers were able to finish with a game of volcano top trumps.