Having opportunities to work with students across campuses allows the children to not only share ideas, but develop key social and communicative skills needed to work together effectively. On Tuesday morning, the children had the opportunity to meet with new team mates from APP and come up with a scientific research project and plan of action. Some questions developed included: “How does the surface area of the sole of a shoe, affect the time that it takes for someone to run across the field?” “How does the concentration of an acid affect the time it takes to neutralise?” They then had the opportunity to carry out preliminary investigations, in order to consider how their investigation process will work.
Year 6 will now communicate with their teams as part of their homework and develop their projects further so that in May they are able to conduct their final experiments with the support of an APS student. An exciting opportunity for all involved!
Ms Kirstine, Year 6 Teacher