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Science at Oakdale

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Bird Spotting In Your Garden | Garden Week | LET'S GO LIVE with Maddie & Greg #01

Daily Science lessons at 11am on Maddie's YouTube Channel

Fizz Pop science club

Our after school scientists have enjoyed six weeks of fun activities including making slime, parachuting eggs, learning about electricity, and playing with magnetism. They've finished now for the year, but look out for more Fizz Pop science clubs in September!

Run to The Deep- British Science Week 2019

Our theme this year for British Science Week has been Polar Exploration. The culmination of the week's activities was a 'Run to the Deep', planned and organised by our Science and Eco Club who researched and presented about different zones of the ocean. The route was decorated with marine creatures they made from plastic waste to highlight the danger of ocean plastic pollution, and the need to recycle. What's even more exciting is that everyone got a lovely shiny medal for participating! 

Family Stem event

It was lovely to be able to welcome so many families working with their children to make and test a boat. The challenge was really well attended , everyone seemed to be having fun, and we hope to offer more family STEM events in the future.

Science Busking

Have you ever seen a street performer or busker? ๐ŸŽธ ๐Ÿคน๐Ÿพ‍โ™‚๏ธ What about a science busker? Pupils from the Juniors practiced and perfected entertaining science demonstrations, and then performed them for children at Oakdale Infants School, explaining the science behind them as they went, helping to inspire awe and wonder! What a tallented bunch of science leaders we have. ๐Ÿ˜€

Polar Exploration

Pupils in STEM club gained their CREST awards by doing a selection of activities themed around Polar Exploration. Well done CREST superstars!

Science Enquiry type superheroes

Here are the winning entries from the competition! We are in the process of turning these ideas into artwork for each classroom, to remind us about the 5 different types of scientific enquiry; research, observation over time, fair testing, pattern seeking and classification.