Category STEAM

4 Blue Test Materials

This week, 4 Blue have been testing materials for our flood proof homes. We tested for absorbency and for strength. What did you find out? Explain how we tested the properties of the materials.

4 Blue’s Switcharoo

Today, 4 Blue were helping lighthouse keeper Tom to make switches. They needed knowledge of conductors and insulators as well as circuits to help them out. Watch this video Made by red group. What is a conductor? Give me an…

Eco Warriors!

You persevered through the seeds, weeds and thought about the needs of others… There is not much more to say but THANK YOU for being such a caring group of Broad Heath Citizens!

Science Week in 6White

It’s been a crazy scientific week in Year 6 this week. The children have been investigating, understanding adaptation, making slime, learning about Evolution and understanding about cultural diversity. They have had fun and made lots of progress in many areas…

2W STEM – forensic scientist outfits

We have had SUCH fun this afternoon and the classroom has been FULL of giggles and laughter. We were set the challenge to create a forensic scientist outfit. Together, we decided on our design criteria. It needed to be waterproof,…

STEAM – Materials Project!

Over Autumn 2, 5B’s Science topic has been investigating ‘Everyday Materials’ and their different properties. To end the term, the children took part in a group Science project where they had to use home materials to create and design a…

2W Super Science

This half term we are learning about materials and making suitable choices. We began by learning new vocabulary to describe the properties. CHALLENGE 1: Tell me the meaning of…. absorbent, waterproof, rigid, flexible, opaque, transparent. Next we carried out an…

KS2 STEM Club Celebration Event!

Wow what a wonderful morning we have had. Today the KS2 STEM club took part in a Celebration Event at Schneider Electrics. Over the past couple of moths they have been busy making a motorised car in small groups. The…

KS2 STEM Club – Celebration Event.

On Tuesday KS2 Stem Club will be attending a Celebration Event at Schneider Electrics in Coventry to showcase the wonderful cars they have made. They will be mixing and talking with engineers and staff from Primary Engineer to discuss what…

3 Blues shadow investigation.

In 3 Blue this term we have been looking at light sources and today we created a human sundial to explain how shadows change throughout the day. We predicted when the longest and shortest shadow would be and then we…

STEM club week 3

This week the children have been making the frame for their cars. They have developed their sawing skills, measuring skills and glueing skills to create their frame so far. Have a look at their fantastic work so far!

British Science Week in RB

This week has been fantastic, filled with lots of learning and fun about Science and our health. Follow the journey of our health week and see what we have discovered. Why do we need to drink water after exercise? What…

STEM club- Week 2

This week, the children in STEM club have started to design their fantastic cars. The children have worked incredibly hard on their design, attached below are pictures of their fantastic work.

STEM club- week 1

In STEM club this week, the children have begun to plan to make their powered controllable vehicle. Their goal is to design a vehicle that has to be less polluting in the 21st Century. The children have had to think…

KS1 STEM Club.

Meet our KS1 STEM club! At STEM club we are designing and making a car that will travel down a ramp in a straight line. In the Summer we will work with engineers from Schneider Electrics in Coventry to test…

Marvel STEM Superhero Test

It’s not just the Children of Thanos threatening Earth’s security, our planet is facing new challenges every single day! Find out how engineers use their super heroic skills to solve real-world problems with this new test. Do you know that…

1 Red-STEAM Challenge

1 Red were remarkable this afternoon. They were given a challenge to: Stage 1 – Design a kite. Stage 2 – Make a kite. Stage 3 – Test the kite. Stage 4- Evaluate the kite. Please watch the clip below…

1 Blue Kites – STEAM

1 Blue were set a STEAM challenge as part of their Science topic. They were set the challenge of using materials to make a kite that would fly in the sky for at least 5 seconds.  Take a look at…

STEAM – Marble Runs

Wow! You are amazing creators! The Marble Runs that some of you have made were wonderful.  They have all been tested and you can see the results below. If you made a marble run I would like you to think…

STEAM Holiday Challenge.

Can you use junk materials to make a marble run? The marble can only travel for up to 20 seconds from start to finish. Use paper to design your marble run before you make it. Can you evaluate your marble…

2White – Handwashing Investigation

This week in Science we are learning about hygiene. We carried out an investigation to help us understand the importance of washing our hands properly. What did we find in the investigation? When should we wash our hands? Why is…

Year 3 Science Club Week 2 & 3

What a fantastic time we have been having in Science club! All children have behaved beautifully, worked hard and gained!! Our task for Week 2 was to find out which rock would be best for a new path at Broad…

Heart dissection in 6 Red!

Our Science topic this half term is Body Pump and this ŵeek we have learnt in detail about the heart. Dissecting a real heart helped us visualise the structure and function of this important organ.  Can you answer the questions…

6 White Heart Dissection!

Today in 6 White, we were learning all about the heart. As part of this, we went to the science pod to dissect a heart and look at the different parts and their purpose. Back in the classroom, we labelled…

1 Red’s Problem Solving

This week we had to solve many problems whether they were big ones or small ones! Here are some the challenges we faced!  1. What was your favourite challenge? 2. Why do we need to know how to solve problems? …

5B STEAM Bridge project

Today’s challenged required us to create our own bridge. To do this we needed to start with researching the purpose and structure of bridges as well as famous architects. We then used this knowledge to create a design and create…

3 White- STEAM Skipping ropes

3 White have been challenges to create a skipping rope in teams, using only plastic bags and sellotape. We researched skipping ropes using the internet. What did you find out? We tested different skipping ropes outside on the playground- Which…

5 White Space Nappies part 2

Today in 5 White we concluded our investigation into Space nappies. We made our own nappy and tested how successful it was. Can you answer the following: What went well? What needs improving? What will you do differently next time?

3 Blue – STEAM Project

Over the last 2 days 3 Blue have been busy creating their STEAM project! Their challenge was to create a skipping rope using ONLY plastic bags and sellotape!  Have a look at the video below to see the fantastic results. …

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