Today we have been experimenting more with forces. First we tested different materials to see which made the best parachute.
Then I challenged the children to drop an egg from the balcony protected by only 4 sheets of newspaper. They could try any method of protecting their egg including making a parachute and wrapping the egg up in paper.
We tried keeping water inside an upturned glass using air pressure.
We demonstrated inertia with this tablecloth experiment:
Later on we experimented with magnetism. The children made a magnetic maze game: