Showing posts from February, 2013

Rubbish – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle into toys!

Related to the junkbots project.

Taken directly from Rubbish – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle into toys! Lab13 at Irchester (@Lab_13Irchester)

Waleed and Jacob searching for goodies! Year 5 students at Irchester have been working on a very exciting project with the Dept. of Waste Management, University of Northampton. Dr. Waleed Montasser and Louise Maxwell, and Bianca, Evie and Livia (Brazilian visiting students) work alongside our Year 5s to design, plan, resource and make different Science Takeaways all using reusable and recycled materials. Science Takeaways will be a set of four science kits with different experiments for children to borrow for the weekend and try at home. They will collect data or test hypotheses and add to the kit if they think of some new way of using it. However, we wanted to keep these takeaways as reusable and “green” as possible and didn’t want to spend a lot of mone…