LAUNCH OF SPACE WEEK 

St. Peter's C of E Primary Academy welcomed Mrs. Parsons, a secondary school science teacher, who came to discuss Space Week with all of the children of the Academy. During the visit, Mrs. Parsons asked children to assist her with experiments that the children can create at home with everyday household items.

 

Mrs. Parsons has kindly provided the Academy with the items needed to carry out these experiments and can be accessed by clicking the links below.

 

Naked Egg - Showing how calcium (bones) are affected by being in space

 

Elephant Toothpaste - Showing how exothermic reactions happen/occur for space travel

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Mrs. Parsons held a Q & A session wiht children. The children wanted to know more about Mrs. Parsons teaching career and what here favourite experiment was. 

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Rainbow Tube - liquids of different densities (honey, washing up liquid, red squash and oil).

Two volunteers making a rainbow tube of liquids of different densities.

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A naked egg (above) and Mrs. Parsons introducing Space Week (below).

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A budding scientist in the making!

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Elephant Toothpaste experiment.

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Children creating Elephant Toothpaste.