Mechanical Systems

This half term Maple are learning about ‘Mechanical Systems’ and designing and making a slingshot car. Today we have been working independently to produce an accurate, functioning car chassis and design a shape that is suitable for the project. We have discussed what air resistance is and attempted to reduce Read more…

Bake off

The children in Year 4 chose an ingredient to add to a biscuit recipe. We then all tried each others biscuits and rated them. Next week we will be designing our own biscuits using all the research we have conducted. We will also be looking at the budget we have Read more…

Buttery biscuits!

This afternoon we have been tasting and making biscuits! We began by evaluating 6 different types of biscuit according to their: taste smell texture appearance packaging target audience We then followed a basic biscuit-making recipe. We used techniques such as creaming, sieving and rubbing to combine all of the ingredients. Read more…

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