BELINDA’S BIG QUESTION

Who so you think deserves the Nobel Peace Prize today?

It could be someone famous or somebody in your neighbourhood?

THANK YOU GARETH BENNETT FROM COTTRELL PARK FOR TEACHING THE CHILDREN GOLFING SKILLS

BEND AND FLOW MATERIALS QUIZ

Please answer these questions carefully and ensure you check with parents before conducting any of the experiments.

 Quiz to be completed by May 11th at the latest.

  1. What starts at Lake Itasco in Minnesota?
  2. Which river carries the most water?
  3. What is the beginning of a river called?
  4. What connects the Amazon, the Nile, the Yangtze, the Volga, the Murray-Darling and Onyx rivers?
  5. What is believed to have formed when the Colorado river started carving through layers of volcanic rock and sediment between 5-6m years ago.
  6. Can you explain how you can separate the solid ingredients of rice, salt and pasta (can you explain the name of the process involved and how it is done).
  7. We all know that sugar dissolves in water, but can you reverse this process! You will need some plastic cups, water and sugar and hint: different places to leave the cups. Explain what happened.
  8. What metal that can be a liquid at room temperature?
  9. How, according to many scientists, are the world’s approximate 1.5 billion cows contributing to global warming?
  10. Can you think of an interesting experiment that you can show the class – you will need to plan what resources you need, decide if it is safe, practice it at home and provide a scientific explanation to accompany it.

The answers must either be word processed or written out neatly on an A4 piece of paper. Thank You!

HAPPY EASTER TO ALL THE ST. NICHOLAS FAMILY AND FRIENDS