It’s Hot But It’s Cold!

Last Thursday was a fun day in kindergarten!  We had been learning about water and ice and in particular how water can change into ice or gas.  So we took a trip to the Alps!  Ok, not the real Alps but the Shenzhen Alps.  An indoor snow, ski and skate centre.  We had the chance to play in the snow, feel the cold and take a ride down some slippery slopes!  Then we left back outside into 30+ degree heat….hmmmm which is better the super hot or the freezing cold!  Either way we had a lot of fun!

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Water, Water Everywhere!

This week we began investigating water and in particular the water cycle.

We decided we wanted to see what condensation, evaporation and precipitation really meant!

So we have launched an experiment by drawing the water cycle on the outside of some plastic bags, filling with a little bit of coloured water and we will wait and see over the next few days what might occur!

We will keep you posted!

See our preparations below….

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Pumpkin Science

Friday 1st November saw KC children participating in a rotation of 4 KG classes, each with a different focus on a science / math activity based on pumpkins.

Trees and Seasons!

This past week as part of our trees unit we focused on seasons and why trees change and how they change over the various season.

We created a picture to show the distinct changes of a tree over the four seasons….and they are finished today!

However, we are now going to record our ‘learning’ on the app Explain Everything, using our picture as the base.  We will send you a copy of this once it is made.

Here is a sneak peak at the process so far…

Renewable or Nonrenewable?

For science we are focusing on ‘trees’ and a part of the unit looks at ‘trees as a natural resource’ and identifying things that are a renewable resources or a nonrenewable resource.

After watching a Brainpop video on this topic and completing a whole class sorting and discussion activity KC decided that this was what they agreed were renewable and nonrenewable resources!

Do you agree?

Would you change any?  Why?