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Autumn 2 - Fire! Fire!

Our topic this half term is Fire! Fire!

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This half term, we are learning about Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot and the Great Fire of London.  Our activities include:  designing and making our own fire engines, learning about fire safety and exploring the properties of different materials, including marshmallows!!

 

 

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Check out our classroom display with our very own guy!
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We explored which shapes are best for wheels and investigated why.  Then we tried out different wheel designs where the position of the axle changes.  We had to decide which wheels had the best design.  Have a look at the photos below:
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Now we are ready to design our own fire engines with the best wheel designs.
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