Primary School

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Experiment 3

Dear Year One,

How did you get on with the shapes? Was your prediction correct?  Can you remember that engineers call too much pressure buckling.  They choose circle-based columns to support the weight of buildings.  Do you think it would make a different if the cylinder is smaller or bigger?  Why don't you test it out and see?

What an exciting way to find out about being a civil engineer or a mathematician!


Experiment 3

What happens when we put sweets in warm water?

You will need:

colourful sweets

a white plate

warm water

a cup

Go to my video (Children, Video Centre, Year 1 Closure, Experiment 3) to find out what today's challenge involves.

Mrs Stokley smiley