Hermannsburg Little Oaks’ Oracle

2016-11-09 06:00
The Orange Group test out their hypotheses on what will float, and what won’t at the Hermannsburg Kindergarten.

The Orange Group test out their hypotheses on what will float, and what won’t at the Hermannsburg Kindergarten.

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OUR Little Oaks love doing science experiments and last week they were all about floating and sinking.
We invited them to play, explore and experiment­ with how and why different objects­ float or sink when placed in water.

This involved a lot of communication, talking and listening, as well as problem-solving skills, and a good dose of scepticism.
Our pupils had to think about what could happen before they tried it in order to create a hypothesis in their mind.
Maybe one day some of them will be able to find solutions to much bigger problems, like pollution and earthquakes.

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