In English, the story we are looking at is ‘Funny Bones’. To get the children excited about the book, we conducted a science experiment all about taking care of your teeth.
We put boiled eggs into different liquids which included water, milk, apple juice, vinegar and coca cola. We are leaving the eggs in the liquids over a number of days. The children predicted what might happen to the eggs. For example, crack, change colour, explode. They then wrote up the experiment as a class using full sentences. We looked at scientific words such as calcium, enamel, and dentin. The children are excited to observe the eggs over time to see what affects these liquids have on the egg shell. The children are aware this is similar to looking after our teeth as egg shells have similar properties to our teeth.