British Science Week

On Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th March, Sparkie Malarkey visited Harefield Infant and Junior Schools as part of our British Science Week celebrations. The children had a fabulous time discovering the importance of water and some of the scientific ways powders are used to absorb water effectively. They discovered how thunder and lightning worked using a plasma ball and they created smoke rings using forces. It was a thoroughly engaging workshop that left children buzzing to develop as budding scientists and explore science further in school. At the end of the day, both schools came together for the exhilarating finale: a wacky rockets display that not only sent plastic bottles whizzing across the playground but sent the children wild in amazement!

“I loved the whole-school activity at the end of the day to finish off our science celebrations, where Sparkie Malarkey added air pressure to a bottle, which created a rocket,” Olivia M (Year 6 Aspen class).

“We loved the workshop! We swung a pipe around to make different sounds,” Dua and Emir (Year 2 Birch class).