Young MacGyver’s of Year 5 demonstrate scientific approaches to problem-solving

Year 5 dazzled visitors at the Open House with not only a knowledge of scientific facts, but the application of science to solve real-world problems.

They were challenged to use all of the material science they had covered to separate a complicated mixture of materials.

They went beyond a simple description of HOW to separate the materials by saying WHY their method would work, based on their understanding of the physics principles involved.

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