Monthly Archives: July 2014

Quail Physiotherapy

At Irchester, Roxy gave some quail eggs to the lab to hatch. After just two weeks of incubating the first quail hatched. We now have 3 lovely little quail chicks. However, one of these chicks (the little stripy one) has … Continue reading

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Good bacteria – lactobaccilus

As part of our Dirty Stinky Children project we want to know all about microorganisms – the good, the bad and the ugly! We have learnt a lot about infections and diseases, rotting and decomposing and how our bodies protect … Continue reading

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Swabbing the School (Irchester)

We swabbed different parts of the school searching for bacteria. To do this we had to make agar gel.The way this works is the bacteria feeds on the glucose in the nutrient agar which makes them grow into a colony … Continue reading

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Kids Conference Results – Hawking Table & the T in STEM

On our table the topic was the T in STEM – technology. We think that technology is becoming way more important in school and with coding and computing being in the news a lot. We discussed how our schools and … Continue reading

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Kids Conference Results – Darwin Table & Outreach

Nicholas and Jess’ table: outreach. The topic on our table was outreach: how to talk to people outside of school about Lab_13 and how to tell people about what we do. Once we started, I had to lead by asking … Continue reading

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