In science we are currently studying the human circulation system - we are linking this to our PE with Mrs Eales where we are working hard to improve our stamina (making our heart and lungs healthier and more efficient).
In our first lesson we 'acted' out the journey of a blood cell through our circulation system. See if you can spot what's happening in the photos below.
Today we were lucky enough to be visited by Dr Van Oostrum who talked to us about adaptation, survival of the fittest and evolution. We all had a go at 'eating' kidney beans, string and pencils with our different 'beaks', after analysis of the data we were able to say which beak was the best adaptation for which food. This was followed by an activity which reduced thousands of years of evolution into thirty minutes and really allowed us to see how survival of the fittest, adaptation and evolution all fit together.
Our current topic is habitats and classification, we have explored the schools habitats and practised our classification skills, by sorting all-sort sweets (and yes some of us ate a few), we will be moving on to looking at adaption and evolution. Below are a few photos of the habitats and creatures we found (unfortunately the butterfly was just to quick) and the keys we created to classify the all-sort sweets.
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