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Wisbech St. Mary

Wisbech St. Mary

Church of England Academy
Diocese of Ely Multi-Academy Trust

Tsunami hit Year 6!

Don't worry we've got this! We made waterproof containers for our most treasured possessions.

  • Our containers were made from recyclable materials.

    Last week we explored which materials were impermeable. We also investigated how we could make a material impervious to water.

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    Our containers were made from recyclable materials.
    Last week we explored which materials were impermeable. We also investigated how we could make a material impervious to water.
  • Freddie's hierlooms

    Freddie decided to use plastic fruit shoot bottles slotted together to keep his jewelry safe.

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    Freddie's hierlooms
    Freddie decided to use plastic fruit shoot bottles slotted together to keep his jewelry safe.
  • A lockable treasure trove!

    Josh wanted to make sure his container kept his family photos clean and dry. He engineered a string lock and designed an internal compartment for the photos.

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    A lockable treasure trove!
    Josh wanted to make sure his container kept his family photos clean and dry. He engineered a string lock and designed an internal compartment for the photos.
  • Envy's aluminium container

    Envy had discovered that aluminium was a splendid material to create a watertight container. It also reflects light meaning that the container could be easily spotted amongst the debris.

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    Envy's aluminium container
    Envy had discovered that aluminium was a splendid material to create a watertight container. It also reflects light meaning that the container could be easily spotted amongst the debris.
  • Return to sender!

    The children used plastic zip lock bags so that their cherished and memorable moments were returned to their rightful owner.

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    Return to sender!
    The children used plastic zip lock bags so that their cherished and memorable moments were returned to their rightful owner.