And a few more!
We hope these don’t scare you too much!!! Happy Halloween
The Primary 7 bairns have been developing their digital skills using Stop Motion animation. They have worked so imaginatively and enthusiastically on their Halloween creations, learning lots of tricks for effectively adding video and sound.
The final video versions will follow. I hope they don’t scare you too much!!!
Primary 7 worked really enthusiastically today on this long term British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) citizen science project.
Over the year we will carry out 3 invertebrate surveys to see what is living in our school grounds. The BTO is collecting information from all over the UK to find out whether the invertebrate numbers and species are changing and whether this has an effect on bird populations.
Today we found worms, slugs, beetles and a few other invertebrates. We didn’t find as many as we thought that we would. It will be interesting to see what we find in March and June.
Ms Scanlan is looking forward to seeing everyone again tomorrow.
On Thursday we are going to be starting a survey of the school grounds, looking for invertebrates. The weather is looking good, so you’ll need your warm, dry clothes and some wellies and we can have some fun doing a citizen science project.
See you tomorrow,
What a busy week we have had again. Finishing off all our owl pellet work. We have also been finding out about more food chains and webs, planting more trees, drawing and painting barn owls and finally listening to a fantastic performance in the hall this afternoon.
What a lovely term we have had and what a great class the P7s are.
Have a great holiday 🙂
This week we have been finding out about food chains and food webs.
Today Ms Scanlan brought in some long-eared owl pellets that had been found in Shetland. We spent the afternoon taking them apart and seeing what the owls had been eating. There were lots of bones in there and we could identify mice and rats by the jaw bones and teeth that we found. Everyone worked really hard and concentrated so well on what they were finding. It was really interesting.
Ms Scanlan had rescued a hedgehog at the weekend and brought it into class to show everyone. We had a really good look at it and then released it into the tree area, so that it can find a safe place to hibernate for the winter. This morning Robbie told us that he had checked on Sonic and it had moved away from where we left it and hopefully is now snuggled up in a little nest.
We did some research about hedgehogs and found out some interesting facts about them and also did some French about Le herrison!
Lois took some great photos for us, thank you.
The Primary 7s have been working very hard on their life cycle writing and here are some of their beautiful pieces of writing.
We also had fun this morning looking at the shark, ray and skate egg cases and finding out all about them.