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Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

At Coombe Hill Infants' school we are curious, creative young scientists, excited by the world around us. 

  • Peculiar Paper

    Investigations with paper

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    Peculiar Paper
    Investigations with paper
  • The wonders of Newton's cradle

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    The wonders of Newton's cradle
  • year 2 making pendulums

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    year 2 making pendulums
  • We made a triceratops.

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    We made a triceratops.
  • Egg In Vinegar

    What happens when you leave an egg in vinegar?

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    Egg In Vinegar
    What happens when you leave an egg in vinegar?
  • Mary Anning Fossils Year 1

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    Mary Anning Fossils Year 1
  • Year 1 space topic

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    Year 1 space topic
  • Ready to explore in year 1

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    Ready to explore in year 1
  • Science Week

    Pendulums

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    Science Week
    Pendulums
  • Making a sundial

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    Making a sundial
  • Making pendulums in Year 2

    We wanted our pendulums to swing every second

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    Making pendulums in Year 2
    We wanted our pendulums to swing every second
  • A water timer Year 2

    We made an hour timer and a minute timer with different sized holes.

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    A water timer Year 2
    We made an hour timer and a minute timer with different sized holes.
  • An explosive experiment in science week

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    An explosive experiment in science week
  • The Portable Planetarium

    The children see the stars projected inside Matthew Hume's wonderful planetarium.

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    The Portable Planetarium
    The children see the stars projected inside Matthew Hume's wonderful planetarium.
  • Night Owls

    We were able to see a variety of owls close up

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    Night Owls
    We were able to see a variety of owls close up
  • Night Owls

    The owls flew low and silently over our heads

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    Night Owls
    The owls flew low and silently over our heads
  • Forest School

    When is a piece of string like a straw?

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    Forest School
    When is a piece of string like a straw?
  • Medicine safety

    Learning about the safety of medicines in Year 2

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    Medicine safety
    Learning about the safety of medicines in Year 2
  • continuous provision

    dissolving and exploring colour

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    continuous provision
    dissolving and exploring colour
  • elastic properties of materials-Year 2

    testing how different materials bounce

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    elastic properties of materials-Year 2
    testing how different materials bounce
  • elastic properties of materials-Year 2

    finding out which material would be most suitable for a ball

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    elastic properties of materials-Year 2
    finding out which material would be most suitable for a ball
  • building materials-Year 2

    Measuring how well different building materials absorb water - Linked with our topic on The Fire of London

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    building materials-Year 2
    Measuring how well different building materials absorb water - Linked with our topic on The Fire of London
  • Sorting plastic for recycling - year 2

    sorting all of the plastic according to their recycling codes.

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    Sorting plastic for recycling - year 2
    sorting all of the plastic according to their recycling codes.
  • checking for the recycling code - Year 2

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    checking for the recycling code - Year 2
  • sorting plastic for recycling - year 2

    lots of clear bottles - code 1 PET

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    sorting plastic for recycling - year 2
    lots of clear bottles - code 1 PET
  • Sorting plastics for recycling- Year 2

    plastic bags - code 4 LDPE

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    Sorting plastics for recycling- Year 2
    plastic bags - code 4 LDPE
  • sorting plastics for recycling - year 2

    checking the recycling code for sorting

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    sorting plastics for recycling - year 2
    checking the recycling code for sorting
  • Sorting plastic for recycling - year 2

    recycling code 5 - polypropylene

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    Sorting plastic for recycling - year 2
    recycling code 5 - polypropylene
  • sorting plastic for recycling - year 2

    recording results

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    sorting plastic for recycling - year 2
    recording results
  • skeletons - Year 1

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    skeletons - Year 1
  • Skeletons-year 1

    learning that vertebrates, including humans have internal skeletons

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    Skeletons-year 1
    learning that vertebrates, including humans have internal skeletons
  • Senses-tasting Year 1

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    Senses-tasting Year 1
  • characteristics of fish- Year 1

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    characteristics of fish- Year 1
  • Fish 2

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    Fish 2
  • conduction of heat / of cold-year 2

    Which material conducts heat best/ least?

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    conduction of heat / of cold-year 2
    Which material conducts heat best/ least?
  • Conduction of heat / cold - Year 2

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    Conduction of heat / cold - Year 2
  • conduction of heat / cold

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    conduction of heat / cold
  • making rust - Year 2

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    making rust - Year 2
  • materials - different rocks - Year 2

    Which rock contains iron? copper?

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    materials - different rocks - Year 2
    Which rock contains iron? copper?