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Circus Science Workshop for Year 1

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Mrs Sisson introduced us to Circus Science!

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The Circus Science Activities:-

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Clown Balance - make your card clown balance on the tightrope, use metal weights and experiment with their position to get the right balance.

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Create a pipe cleaner creature then use a magnet to move your creature through the maze. Experiment with different amounts of card underneath the maze or change the size of the magnet.

 

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Spinning tops with a difference and these are spinning top pens. Spin them on paper and see what pattern they make. Then experiment by adding small amounts of blue tack to the spinning top and see what effect this has.

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Marble Acrobatics - make two towers, place card on the top then roll a marble down the card, let it bounce on the trampolene and fall into the catching pot at the end! Keep changing one thing until you catch the marble in the catching pot.

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Air Rocket Launchers - squeeze the air out of the air pump and see how far the rocket travels.

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What effect will the different air pumps have on the rocket?

 

 

Clown Balance

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Spinning Tops

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Magnetic Pipe Cleaner Creatures

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Marble Acrobatics

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Air Powered Rockets

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What an amazing afternoon of fun and learning we have had with these circus science investigations. A huge Animated Thank You to Mrs Sisson for sharing these wonderful activites with us.

 

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