Willow class have been learning about the different structures of solid, liquids and gases by pretending to be particles. As heat was applied they moved apart slightly to change from a solid to a liquid and then as more heat was added, they changed into a gas and filled the whole playground.

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Solid                                               Liquid                                                 Gas

The children also planned an investigation to find out which material was the best thermal insulator to help Mrs Coleman keep her coffee hot for longer. Which of the materials in the photograph do you think was best?

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Felt was the best thermal insulator, as this coffee ended up with the highest temperature.