Science in the News reporting at Irchester! | lab13network

All this term, a group of children from year 6 have been taking part in a project called: “Science in the News”.

Every week the group of pupils come to the lab, and have a look through that week’s “First News” newspapers. They pick out any interesting looking stories that are about science, technology, inventions and nature. They read through the articles together, then each person chooses one article that they want to research more about, and writes up their own report about the science news!

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Science in the News reporting at Irchester! | lab13network

All this term, a group of children from year 6 have been taking part in a project called: “Science in the News”.

Every week the group of pupils come to the lab, and have a look through that week’s “First News” newspapers. They pick out any interesting looking stories that are about science, technology, inventions and nature. They read through the articles together, then each person chooses one article that they want to research more about, and writes up their own report about the science news!

Mrs. Tyrrell has been putting this together with year 6 and she has…

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Switch-Off Fortnight at Irchester! | lab13network

Last week we launched an exciting experiment called: Switch off Fortnight, we’re running it with The Pod and it’s going to last for 2 weeks. This is where we encourage everybody to switch off their lights and electronics to save money for fun things like trips, experiments and equipment. Every class has a switch off monitor each day, who checks the other class, making sure that they have turned everything off when they leave their classrooms. At the end of the fortnight, the Lab_13 committee will check which class has saved the most electricity.

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Irchester Experiments at Parents Evening! | lab13network

On the 30th of October and   1st of November, lots of parents and children came into school for parents evening.  We did exciting experiments to show what we’ve been up to in Lab_13, and for everyone to enjoy.

For the first experiment we had a balloon and a tissue ghost -which you got to make yourself, then you had to see how to make it fly. How would you achieve it? To make it fly, you had to rub the balloon on your jumper or your head. The jumper steals electrons from the balloon, which then wants them back from the tissue, so pulls the tissue towards it. This is called Static…

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Ready for painting! | lab13network

Hello again! Things have certainly moved on since my last post at Dovecote Lab_13. Before the lab can be painted, everything had to be removed including tables, ovens and a fridge! With the help of Mrs Mitchel (Dovecote’s part time gardener and fellow Lab_13 enthusiast) and her son Patrick, the management team labelled each wall with the colour they would like it to be painted before clearing everything away. What colours would you choose? We are all eager to see what it looks like when we return to the lab tomorrow!

We will keep you posted!

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Irchester Experiments at Parents Evening! | lab13network

On the 30th of October and   1st of November, lots of parents and children came into school for parents evening.  We did exciting experiments to show what we’ve been up to in Lab_13, and for everyone to enjoy.

For the first experiment we had a balloon and a tissue ghost -which you got to make yourself, then you had to see how to make it fly. How would you achieve it? To make it fly, you had to rub the balloon on your jumper or your head. The jumper steals electrons from the balloon, which then wants them back from the tissue, so pulls the tissue towards it. This is called Static…

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Ready for painting! | lab13network

Hello again! Things have certainly moved on since my last post at Dovecote Lab_13. Before the lab can be painted, everything had to be removed including tables, ovens and a fridge! With the help of Mrs Mitchel (Dovecote’s part time gardener and fellow Lab_13 enthusiast) and her son Patrick, the management team labelled each wall with the colour they would like it to be painted before clearing everything away. What colours would you choose? We are all eager to see what it looks like when we return to the lab tomorrow!

We will keep you posted!

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