Adventure in Living

Life is for learning

We are currently in the middle of our design and technology project based on bridges. We didn’t quite have the correct adhesive, fit for the job. Our first attempt using Blu Tack failed miserably. However, Levi and Laila-Mai learnt the science behind the truss bridge design. They drew out the truss...

This week we have been classifying animals. The kids learnt about the different types of animals and what categories they fall under depending on their characteristics and genetics. We also looked at different types of skeletons. By the end of the week Levi and Laila-mai performed a lockdown assembl...

After listening and reading through all 3 of Andy Shepherd's book series The Boy Who Grew Dragons (with the help of Audible), the kids were hooked and eager to start growing dragons of their own. They created a list of equipment and instructions for looking after a dragon as well as creating a shoeb...

When one body exerts a force on a second body, the second body simultaneously exerts a force equal in magnitude and opposite in direction on the first body.

- Sir Isaac Newton

Our project covered the physics and chemistry of rockets. We also looked at the history of space travel and how astr...