Category Archives: Science Club

Science Club make ‘plastic cheese’

The Science Club took part in a British Science Week experiment this week. They made ‘plastic cheese’ by adding vinegar to warm milk. Once they’d done that, they strained the…

Science Club dig deep

Over the last two weeks,  Science Club have been archaeologists! First we made our own fossils using salt dough. Then we used trowels and paintbrushes to carefully extract our fossils…

Science Club get spinning!

The pupils in Science Club were tasked to make moving K’nex structures. They made their models and then made electrical circuits to get their models moving. Here they are: Click…

Science Club get building

We have been investigating how to conduct a fair experiment. The pupils were all given the same materials, the same amount of time, and the same brief; to build a…

Science Club investigate pH

We investigated pH, using a natural pH indicator…cranberry juice! The cranberry juice is naturally acidic, so when we added bicarbonate of soda (an alkaline substance), the cranberry juice turned a…

Science Club make cloud dough

The pupils in Science Club have been investigating ‘variables’ and ‘constants’ in experiments. They were tasked with making ‘cloud dough’ and were told what it should look and feel like….

New Science Club members for a new term

On Monday, Science Club welcomed some new enthusiastic members. Here they are:   In this session, we experimented with Cloud Dough. We had an original recipe, which was the ‘Control’,…

Fireworks on a Plate

To celebrate Fireworks night, the Science Club recently created ‘fireworks on a plate’. This wasn’t nearly as dangerous as it sounds! We investigated the reaction between milk and washing up liquid,…

Quick ice cream!

Today in Science Club we made quick ice cream! Not only was this a delicious tasting session, but we were learning about altering the freezing point of ice. First we…

Static Electricity!

Recently, the Science Club enjoyed exploring the concept of static electricity. We created floating images, using tissue paper, balloons and our hair! By rubbing a balloon on our hair, or…