Lots of science in Amber class

This week in Amber class we have been doing lots of science!

Our topic has been ‘Materials’ and we started by looking at what different materials we could spot in our classroom. Then we investigated what would happen to Play Doh if we dropped it from different heights. We predicted that the greater the height, the flatter the Play Doh would become. We had a great time investigating this – and our predictions were correct! The Play Doh became a little flatter the higher we dropped it!

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To round off our week, we looked at reversible and irreversible materials. I asked Amber class whether they thought chocolate was a reversible or irreversible material. They predicted that if we heated the chocolate if would melt, but were a little unsure what would happen once we mixed them with Rice Krispies…

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When we had made the cakes, we left them to one side. Some children thought the chocolate would stay runny and others thought it might go hard… Lets have a look at what happened…

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We concluded that chocolate was a reversible material because it went back to being hard and it didn’t loose any of its yummy taste either!


Can you think of any other reversible materials?

Miss McAdam

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. jahvel
    Jun 13, 2013 @ 15:19:23

    It was yummy


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