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Year 6 students learnt about "Changing States" in the Science lab

07 February 2019

Last week, Year 6 students had the chance to work in the science labs with the Secondary teachers as part of their Science unit on ‘Changing States’. The first lesson focused on lab safety and the students conducted a flame test to identify different elements mixed in solutions.

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As the different colours appeared, the students commented on how some of the colours were similar to those of the Northern Lights. This is the book we are studying in Literacy and as well as reading the book, we have also investigated what the Northern Lights are and why they appear, which in turn links to our Science unit, states of matter and plasma being the fourth state. Continuing this theme, the second lesson focused an using the newly acquired plasma balls and investigating how electricity was conducted through the ionized particles and through the glass into objects, such as LEDs and light bulbs, which caused them to light up.

Our Year 6 students really enjoyed these lessons and it was great to link our Science and Literacy topics along with a taste of life in Year 7, preparing for the transition at the end of Year 6.

Lesley McDonald
Year 6 Amber Teacher