Sixth Class learned about the dangers to a Parrs growth and the importance of good river management. We created Aboriginal fish!!
Haigh , Bhíomar an ghnóthach le tamaill ag obair ar ” Something Fishy”. We have been very busy working on ” Something Fishy”. Just to say the posts on the blog are really lovely. Well done everybody. Just to say
Here are some of our aboriginal fish, created using cotton buds. Pointillism in action…..
The effects of vegetation in terms of minimising the chance of soil erosion / landslides.
Our experiment to show the expansion of water when frozen left us with clear, visible results. The bottom of the bottles became convex and the bottles could no longer stand up unsupported. We left the lid on one bottle and
Today we learnt about the difference between salt water and fresh water and the dangers to the smolt on their journey. We carried out an experiment to investigate deposition.
Sixth Class learned about how salmon spawning occurs and the importance of habitat conservation. We carried out an experiment to help us learn about the importance of good quality gravel for salmon eggs in the spawning area of a river
Some groupwork to recap what we’ve learned so far about our precious salmon … life cycle, threats/dangers, facts/unusual habits and how we can improve/protect salmon habitats
The children in Fifth and Sixth Class learned about the stages of a river (young, middle and old) , investigated some river processes (erosion, transportation and deposition) and explored some river features (waterfalls, meanders and deltas). Enjoy their presentations below.