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Science Week

18 March 2022 (by Hyndburn Park (Technician))

As part of our science week ....

We managed to capture a daffodil opening - View here

Monday - Scrap Vegetables:
https://www.apieceofrainbow.com/veggetables-herbs-regrow-kitchen-scraps/ What you’ll need:

  • Vegetable scraps - carrots, onions, lettuce, beetroot and celery work well.
  • A tray and / or some empty jars
  • Water

Tuesday - Paper flowers

https://pstt.org.uk/download_file/4023/873

What you’ll need:

  • Different types of paper or card (or just one will do!)
  • Scissors
  • A bowl or tray of water
  • Different liquids, e.g. milk, cooking oil… (optional)
  • Paper and pencil to draw what you observe (optional)

 

Wednesday - Milk Carton Sprinkler:

https://www.iop.org/explore-physics/at-home/episode-6-milk-carton-sprinklerWhat you’ll need:

  • A piece of string (how long is up to you!)
  • An empty juice carton / plastic milk bottle
  • A pair of scissors
  • Water
  • A washing up bowl / or just a regular bowl

Thursday - Daffodil dissection:

https://sloely.com/dissecting-daffodils-pollination/What you’ll need:

  • A daffodil
  • Paper and pencil to draw what you observe

Friday - Plant your sunflower seed!

What you’ll need:

 

  • A plant pot filled with compost.

    You can recycle some old food packaging - a yoghurt pot, plastic bottle, etc. Get an adult to help you make some drainage holes in the bottom.

 

If you don’t have any compost, you can collect it from school.

 

  • Your sunflower seed (from school)