Saturday, May 12, 2012

Ooze, Fizz and Bang

We ended National Science Week with a science activity day for Years 1-9.
Each vertical grouping of students got to take part in seven out of the ten activities:
Fizzical Reactions
Light and Colour
Funky Lava Lamps
Taste-bud Sensations
Sherbet Fizz
Hokey Pokey
Eggs and Water

Do you like science?
What are your favourite science activities?


  1. Dear Mrs McKenzie and B4,

    It looks like you had a lot of fun during your science day. Great pictures! We are learning about matter in Science and have enjoyed doing the different experiments.

    We wanted to come and wish Mrs McKenzie a Happy Mothers Day! We hope you enjoy the cake your daughter will be making for you.

    Always a pleasure to come on to your blog and see the wonderful things your class have been learning!

    Have a great weekend and we look forward to posting more comments soon!

    Ka kite
    From Miss Lologa and the Second Grade Superstars!

  2. Dear b4
    I did like science it was fun. I liked the Hokey Pokey, and Taste-bud Sensations,the Sherbert Fizz was really fizzy,sour,and spicy.

    your :)

  3. Hi B4
    That looked like a really fun round of Science experiments - what a great way to finish off your Science Week! I really liked the way that you were mixed into groups from different classes so that you got a chance to work with other children and share ideas. I would love to know what Hokey Pokey is, and how you used it in a Science Experiment!
    Mrs M
    A Room with a View, UK

    1. Dear Mrs Monaghan
      Hokey Pokey is made by heating sugar and golden syrup and then adding bicarbonate of soda (baking soda).

      When you add the soda the mixture goes frothy and you have to pour it quickly into a dish before it hardens.

      It tastes YUMMY!
      Have you ever tried it? Some people might have a different name for it.

      from B4

    2. Thanks for your description, B4 - I think that we would call it 'cinder toffee'. We have a chocolate bar called a Crunchie, and that is the inside, wrapped in milk chocolate... it's delicious!

  4. Dear Miss lologa
    thanks four the wonder full comment.
    the science day was wonder full my faverate one was the ice cream one.
    and I wishd that I could Do the funkey lamp but I coulded
    By Yaksh

  5. Dear B4 science day was fun I liKed sherbert fizz be cases you get to make sobit and you get
    .to cose yore flaver but i liked oie ove them. from Nathan

  6. Dear B4,
    Your video had me wanting to visit your class even more than I already do. I absolutely love science!

    You certainly had some wonderful activities to visit. Did you get to choose which seven activities you did?

    There were a few on the list that are new to me and I would love to give them a try. Sherbet Fizz, Hokey Pokey, and Taste Bud sensations all sound like fun, even if I'm not sure exactly what they are.

    What were your favourites? Have any of you tried to make a Mentos fountain (I really like that one)?

    Your friend,
    Mrs. Watson

  7. Dear B4
    I made sushi for tea the other night and rice balls.

    from Mason