As part of their history topic The Maya, Year 5 got very creative displaying their exquisite design and technology skills! Here are their recreations of Maya temples.
Year 5 investigated irreversible chemical reactions through this fun baking activity. In groups, they baked a Victoria Sponge! They creamed the butter and sugar by hand until light and fluffy and combined the rest of the ingredients with a wooden spoon and a rubber spatula- no electrical whisks…
As part of their science topic, Year 5 investigated chemical reactions and how to create gases. They mixed together yeast, warm water and sugar which released a carbon dioxide. As the gas filled up the bottle the balloon became inflated.
As part of their topic Changing Materials and Their Properties, Year 5 created playdough investigating irreversible chemical changes. In order to create the playdough they used flour, water, coloured paint and vegetable oil.
Year 5 created a self portrait in the style of Chris Ofili - whose paintings question racial stereotypes and is anti racist. Here they used used pencils to draw their face, hair and clothes. Then they used oil pastels for the vivid colours. Excellent work Year 5!