Wednesday 13th November Year 1/2 Systems Engineers

Today, Year 1/2 became systems engineers. They designed, created, tested and improved marble runs to see how long they could get the marble to roll for. To find out more about systems engineering and to discover some fun activities to try at home, click here.

Wednesday 23rd October Year 3 Palaeontologists

This afternoon Year 3 became palaeontologists, exploring fossils and using pollen samples to investigate how the earth’s climate has changed over millions of years . For more information and activities to try at home, click here.

30th April 2019 Year 4 Systems Engineers at Think Lab

Year 4 became systems engineers at the Think Lab at Northumbria University this afternoon, designing, creating. testing and improving marble runs to see how long they could get the marble to roll for. To find out more about systems engineering and to discover some fun activities to try at home, click here.

12th July: Bubbles

We’ve beenBy blowing air through a straw into a dish of bubble fluid we could create a mountain of bubbles, boasting a rainbow of colours in today blowing soap bubbles of all sizes with reception. All sizes, but not all shapes – and maybe you can describe why that’s the case?

See the NUSTEM Bubbles page for more things to do and explore

14th June: The Volcanologist

We have been working with Y4 at Battle Hill exploring the incredible world of volcanoes. To find out more about what we got up to click here.

18th May: The Botanist

Magnifying flytrap-1650thinToday we’ve been busy at Battle Hill Primary School

This morning Year 1 became brilliant botanists and you can find out all about it by clicking here.

The geologist – rocks from outer space!

Iron meteorite from Chaco, Argentina. One of the 'Campo del Cielo’ fragments first found in 1576.

Iron meteorite from Chaco, Argentina. One of the ‘Campo del Cielo’ fragments first found in 1576.

Joe’s been in today with a big old bag of rocks. No, I’m sorry, I misread his diary: he’s been in with a big bag of old rocks.

Want to know more about meteorites? We’ve a page of information about the rocks you saw today over here. Tell your parents which meteorites you saw and handled, and find out what makes them important, unusual, or interesting.