Science Week 2017

Here are some of the activities which took place to mark Science Week 2017


Second/Third Class

This week we did some experiments. We did an experiment with Coke and Mentos. We found out that by  putting Mentos into Coke, you can make an explosion!

It exploded because when you put in more sugar, it makes more bubbles and the more bubbles you get, the bigger the explosion you get.  The bubbles push the liquid out of the bottle.

We also did another experiment.  We showed that air pushes  an object in the opposite direction.  Check out our photos of the air balloon race.

We thought that it was very exciting. Maybe you could try this at home.  If you are trying it at home, you will need; two chairs, a balloon, string, a straw and tape. Race your friends to see whose balloon is fastest!

By Niamh and Molly (2nd Class)


Third/Fourth Class

Third/Fourth class experimented with water and how changes to temperature and density can affect it.

Buoyancy in fresh water/ salt water.

Analysing the difference between the amount of sugar which can be dissolved in cold water vs warm water.