November 6th to 10th 2017
Year 6 had a fabulous time during science week. We studied many aspects of our Solar System and looked at Exo-planets. We made model systems and look at which planets could sustain life. We found that planets must be situated in the ‘Goldilocks Zone’ for there to be a chance of life. The conditions in this zone are, ‘Just Right.’
We also made models of the planets in our solar system out of play dough. We did this to see how each planet compared in size. We discovered that Jupiter is bigger than all the other seven planets combined.
We also wrote poems about the sun. We made this very tricky as we were only allowed to use words beginning with s.
Here is an example of the poems we wrote:
Steaming, shimmering star
Scalding, sensational sphere
Sprouting slowly, spiralling silently
Sun-melting, sizzling surface
Solar-flares scattered softly
Solar system, specially shining
Super-swift, span-stretching SUN