P6/7 Mr Scott
Our task was to convert dirty water into clean water. We had larger stones to stop the bigger pieces of dirt from getting through, little stones to collect the smaller pieces of dirt and sand to collect the minuscule pieces of dirt. It worked! Transparent water was collected.
Christmas is forever, not for just one day,
for loving, sharing, giving, are not to put away
like bells and lights and tinsel, in some box upon a shelf.
The good you do for others is good you do yourself.
A few weeks after the devastating floods in our area, we were able to go to the riverbank to study the river. The bank on which we stood was under 15 feet of water a few weeks earlier.
We spent the morning looking at life in the river and the afternoon at the Riverwatch Centre learning how to conserve the fish in our rivers.
We were learning about compass points and our curiosity got the better of us. We wanted to know why a compass always points North. Our investigations led us to working with magnets and making our own makeshift compasses.
Paul Cookson, poet extraordinaire, entertained us on a Monday morning. He has inspired many of us to look at poetry in a new light.