Anarchy in Grade 4

Well!! Grade 4 didn’t know WHAT was going on when they got to school on Monday! “No questions,” said Ms Kirsty. “Suit yourself,” said Ms Amy. On arriving, students looked for the timetable and the magnetic signs for the board but they...

Making paneer is a chemical change

As part of the Grade 4 students’ investigation into chemical and physical changes we have completed some small science experiments which demonstrate either a chemical or a physical change.  Did you know that when you add an acid to hot milk that there is a...

Becoming verb hunters

Grade 4 students have been inquiring into the spelling of verbs in the past tense.  Why do some verbs just have an ‘ed’ added and some don’t?  What’s the difference between ‘I was hoping’ and ‘I was hopping’?  In groups...

Making Books in our Inquiry.

Grade 4 students have been investigating states of matter and the difference between chemical and physical changes.  As part of this we have been using the wonderful videos on BrainPOP to gain information.  Having watched the video, the students worked in...