The SK’s learned that Science can take time this week. They watched with excitement as their colour theory experiment transformed over hours and days. What colours can you make using only primary colours? What are the secondary colours? They learned that checking results over time is an important part of the scientific method. They recorded…

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Humpty took a bit of a beating in SK Science class this week. The children were testing the properties of different materials and how height and impact would affect outcomes. They used their senses as a way to predict what materials would successfully protect Humpty. They tried natural materials and some manufactured materials, including feathers,…

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The SK’s did a full-on experiment last week for their Solids, Liquids & Gases Science unit. The experiment explored the freezing temperatures of freshwater versus saltwater. The children had all their materials at the ready – water, food colouring, salt, string and ice. (Thank you to the parents at home that were able to assist.)…

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What a sticky mess! The Grade 2/3’d did their first live online experiment on Thursday. They were testing the relative physical reactions when Mentos are added to Diet Coke. The sugar in the candy triggers the production of more carbon dioxide in the soda, leading to more bubbles. Hypothesis? Big explosion! The soda works best…

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The SK’s had an amazing morning of hands-on learning today. A huge thank you to Spencer for bringing in his mum Audrey to visit. Audrey is a doctor and came in to share her knowledge of the human body with the class. The SK’s have been working on their Human Body Unit for a month…

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Science was everywhere yesterday at CGS. The gym was full to the brim with the culmination of so much hard work. Congratulations to all of the Science Fair participants. (Parents ~ thank you for supporting the kids over the last several weeks to get their experiments done.) There was a wide variety of projects on…

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