Years 4, 5 and 6 were extremely lucky to have a visit from Amanda Chmura, who is one of our school Governors on Tuesday afternoon. Amanda is a scientist who works for UK research and innovation exploring and using science every single day. The purpose of the sessions were to enthuse, engage and help children understand that anyone can be a scientist if they want to find out new things.
The children explored how to make carbon dioxide by mixing vinegar and baking powder (sodium hydrogen carbonate). This was made great fun by adding lentils and watching them bob up and down due to the energy created.