Oakley Vale Primary School

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Year 3 experiment with erupting volcanoes

Year 3 experiment with erupting volcanoes

Year 3 Badgers spent the afternoon erupting volcanoes that they had made as part of their Easter project homework.

Students are learning about Natural Disasters and have been looking at Volcanoes and what makes them erupt and made their own eruptions from a mixture of bicarbonate of soda, vinegar and red food colouring. The students loved watching their volcanoes erupt and have been really interested in the topic this term.

As well as learning about Volcanoes they will be moving onto Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Hurricanes, Tornados and Flooding. Year 3 teacher Mrs Becky Annetts said ‘The students have really enjoyed finding out about different natural disasters so far this term. They have thought about how people would feel and about the destruction that can be caused by them.’