This year we have a Science Club at Rutland!! The club, made up of students from 2nd-4th class meets once a week for an hour of hands-on science activities!

For the first half of  term we are investigating space science!!!

We all adopted a planet, discovered some incredibly interesting facts  and together made a solar system!!!

We also looked at gravity and air resistance with Felix Baumgartner & Brian Cox (on YouTube) . We were inspired to design our very own parachutes!!! Material choice, shape and surface area were important elements of our design process!

We tested our parachutes on the stairs 🙂

We also made rockets to launch ourselves into space, and will post these

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