After the Easter Holidays, we had a visit from Mr. Zee, an Engineer and Scientist who did Science and Engineering workshops with all classes as part of our Discover Primary Science Initiative. The children investigated a variety of scientific concepts and used a variety of scientific skills. Some activities included designing and making Go-Carts and investigating the strand of Forces through pushing and pulling techniques. The younger classes investigated Kinetic Energy by making roller coasters and had to get marbles to roll down from start of finish and into a plastic cup. They were given pieces of white tape and black foam pieces and had to assemble them from scratch. Senior Classes learned about electrical energy and made battery powered cars in small groups. They then had to race the cars! The workshops were very educational and informative as well as showing that Science can be a lot of fun! Thanks Mr. Zee!
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