In year 4, we have been learning about states of matter. Today we investigated gasses. We learned about how carbon dioxide was discovered by Joseph Priestly and how it is used to make fizzy drinks and fire extinguishers!
We wanted to discover which fizzy drink was the fizziest out of a selection of 4. To do this we weighed the drinks when they were fizzy, then we shook them 100 times until they were flat. After that, we weighed them again and worked out the difference in weight.
We found out that the cherryade was the fizziest as it had lost the most weight!
Thank you to Year 6 and Mrs Wilson for putting together a very good, and thought provoking assembly.
Year 4 took advantage of the nice weather to practise doing some fieldwork sketches of our school in preparation for our trip to the coast in a couple of weeks. We used compasses to figure out the direction we were facing and then sketched the landscape and buildings we could see.
Today our Year 4 team took part in the South Shields Skipping Festival at St. Joseph’s Academy. There were 4 other schools present and we skipped together and took part in some competitions too!
Everyone tried their best and we were lucky enough to win 19 Silver awards and 10 bronze awards!
We had a great time and would like to say a big thank you to the organisers of the event and the other schools that took part.
Well done to everyone who decorated a egg they were all fantastic !!