Today in in science club we looked at the importance of how we load our cargo onto the RRS Sir David Attenborough, as there will be lots of important research equipment needed. We looked at positioning of cargo and how adding a keel to the bottom of our boat helped to give more options.
Our first science club attracted great interest from boys and girls from years 3 to 6.
We are using the polar explorer resources and today's task was to construct a sea-worthy vessel. The lump of plasticine had to be made to float and carry cargo.
The challenge was to investigate how many dried peas your vessel could carry without sinking.
As part of our history topic, we have been learning how the plague spread to Eyam, so today, we paid a visit to the village.
Our first stop was the village church where we learnt about the sacrifice the villagers were prepared to make to save their neighbours.
We learnt about the stained glass window which shows George viccars, the...