Archive for February 2020

Year 3 + 4 – Ammonite Printing Art

As part of our Rocks, Relics and Rumbles Creativity topic, we have been looking at the fossilisation process and how ammonite fossils are formed in particular.   We carefully sketched our ammonites from observing photographs and real life examples.  We then shaded them using pencil and used cross hatching in pen to give them 3D…

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Year 3 + 4 – Soil Investigation

As part of our Rocks, Relics and Rumbles topic, we have been studying how the Earth is formed.  After identifying the layers of the Earth (Crust, Mantle, Outer Core and Inner Core), and the types of rocks that can be found around our planet, we began to think about what the ground around us is…

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