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At Blessed Mother Teresa’s Catholic Primary School we want every child to be happy and enthusiastic learners of Science, and to be eager to achieve their very best in order to fulfil their God-given talents. We firmly believe that the recipe for success is high quality first-wave teaching in Science, which is central to the life of our happy, caring school. 

Science in our Curriculum Vehicles

Super Scientists within our School

 

Year 4 have been testing materials (fabrics) to see if they float, go see through, are waterproof, or absorb water, all to find out which would be the best material to make a pair of paddle board shorts.

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Year 2 have been predicting which materials will leave marks on paper and testing their predictions.
Super Scientists  - World Famous

Here are some world famous scientists you might like to know about:

 

Marie Curie: – She was a French Physicist and Chemist. She was the only scientist who won the noble prize in two different fields. She was born on November 7, 1867 in Warsaw, Poland. Marie discovered two new chemical elements – radium and polonium. She also introduced the concept of radioactivity.

 

Alan Turing: – Alan Turing was an English computer scientist and mathematician. He was born on June 23, 1912 in London. He proved that there is no existence of any universal algorithmic method to determine the truth. In 1936, he introduced a concept of a universal machine which was capable of computing every computable thing. This machine is known as Turing Machine.

 

Niels Bohr: – Niels Henrik David Bohr was a Danish physicist. He was born on October 7, 1885 in Copenhagen, Denmark. He introduced a revolutionary on atomic structures and radiation emission. In 1922, he won the noble prize for physics. He has worked for Manhattan project as well. He worked with Heisenberg and other scientists on a new quantum mechanics principle.

 

 

THE BIG QUESTION

Look here to find out facts about a scientist that may have a link to your Curriculum Vehicle

Who discovered taste?

First discovered in the 19th century by German scientists Georg Meissner and Rudolf Wagner, taste buds lie on the elevated or ridged surface of the tongue (called the papillae) and have hairlike extensions (microvilli) to increase the receptor surface of the cells.

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