British Science Week is here!


Our Science Department is running a number of sessions for YR7 - YR9 students during their science lessons this week. A number of experiments shall take place.

  • Catch a Rainbow - looking at unusual interactions by mixing milk, food colouring and washing up liquid.
  • Making Slime - making a weird slimy concoction that acts like a liquid but behaves like a solid when you squeeze it.
  • Rates and Rhubarb - Investigating the effect of surface area with Rhubarb and potassium permanganate which decolourises when it reacts with the oxalic acid in rhubarb. 
  • Cannon Fire - Potassium permanganate is sprinkled on a mixture of hydrogen peroxide and ethanol. Creates loud bangs as the oxygen evolves and increases the rate of burning.
  • Model of the eye - Sheep eyes are dissected to view the different parts and then a model is made using plasticine and sweets!


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It is great to see the students getting involved and enjoying British Science Week!

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