class designed an investigation to discover what temperature yeast reproduces
best at and then used that knowledge to prove bread dough and bake themselves a
"I love the
taste of Science!" said Charlie, "we had to use special equipment so
we could eat in the lab" explained Henry, "but it was worth it!"
Lucy thought that "our bread was really tasty; it was good the that
we did the investigation to get it right". "It's even better than
canteen" said Grace, but Isabella disagreed " the special bread they
make (the SDC Focaccia) is the best,"
investigation is part of the Science departments's drive to bring real world
investigations into the KS3 curriculum. Mr Pettitt explained "the more
relevance we can bring to the lessons in Year 8 the better the engagement at
Key Stage 4, it leads to better expereiences and, ultimately, improved
results". Jason probably explains it best though, "when science is
fun, it's easier to understand!"