Tag Archive 'habitats'

Jun 16 2011

Bug hunt artwork

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Today we created a chalk bug hunt on the paving outside our classroom. We drew lots of invertebrates, grass, leaves, flowers and other woodland features. Then, we left questions up for other people to answer about our work. It was a nice opportunity to work outside of the classroom again and I was really impressed […]

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Jun 14 2011

School grounds week – pond dipping

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School grounds week continues and today we did some pond dipping. Sadly, we didn’t catch any fish big enough to eat, but we did find lots of snails, leeches and beetles!

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Jun 14 2011

School Grounds Week – Bug hunt

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On Monday, we took part in a bug hunt as part of our school grounds week. As well as being a good opportunity to apply our maths and science knowledge, the bug hunt served an important purpose. The Natural History Museum is conducting a nationwide bug count and we decided to join in! The bug count is […]

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Mar 23 2011

Time Team

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Today, we spent the day working with Brian, our artist in residence. He used our topic of Village Settlers to inspire some archaelogical work. We explored the woods in the school grounds for evidence of humans. We collected objects and documented our findings for a museum exhibition (in our school). Finally, we used the objects […]

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