The following eight films were all made during the Autumn of 2009 as part of our Scientists on Camera initiative. All the films on this page are embedded into the school’s website.
Reception science film 2009 – ‘May the Force Be with You’
Jade Baxter introduces reception pupils to forces.
May the Force Be with You
Year 5P – ‘What Shall we do with the Scurvied Sailor’? Cathy Potter and 5P
were the winner of the Best Science Investigation award with this
film in The National Physics Laboratory science film competition, 2010.
What Shall We Do with a Scurvied Sailor
‘The Big Chew’ – 3GL’s find out about the different teeth human beings
have and the job each of them does. Bridget Grant and Helen Leissle
directed this film which was nominated for an award at the 2010
National Physics Laboratory science film awards competition.
The Big Chew
Year 2 travel to the farm for a day to find out about the
drying process and how quickly washing can be collected in when it rains
in ‘Pick up a Pile of Pegs’. Directed by Katherine Cowpe and Claire Marshment.
Pick up a Pile of Pegs
Children in the nursery try their hand at a bit of weather forecasting in
‘Will it Rain?’ Watch out for the monster Ms. Shepard!
Will It Rain
Find out about forces in this hard hitting, thrilling, action packed episode of
A-Force: the movie by pupils in Year 6. This film was directed by
Margo Rodrigo and Scott Griffin.
A-Force – The Movie
Mr O’Donnell and 4O had to travel all the way to the Caribbean to find the sun.
It was an expensive science lesson, but well worth it as they found out how to
keep cool even in the hottest conditions. Their film has a title that works on
more than one level: ‘Keeping it Cool’.
Keeping It Cool
5S nearly have their fun spoilt by the wicked Sand Man,
but using science they manage to resolve their problem in
‘Evaporation in a Sandpit’.