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Earth and Space

In Science lessons we have been learning about Earth and Space. Today, the children shared some things that they have learnt so far, with the class:


Robbie – The sun rotates anti-clockwise on its axis

Finlay - The sun can fit about 100 earths inside it

Grace – On my birthday the sun rises at 05:40 and sets at 20:16

Kayla – On my birthday the sun rises at 06:14 and sets at 20:04

Aidan – The longest day of the year is June 21st

Emily and Josie- The shortest day of the year is December 21st

Harvey - The sun lights up the 1 side of the moon that it is facing

David and Dylan – The sun rises in the east and sets in the west

Bram – There is a planet called Betelgeuse

Scott – All of the planets are spherical in shape

Paul – On my birthday the sun rises at 06:10 and sets at 20:09

Olly – As the sun gets higher, the shadow gets shorter

Dylan – From January to June, the days get longer

Mason and Oliver – The earth orbits the sun

Edward – It takes 24 hours for the earth to rotate once on its axis

Zak – The sun rotates on its axis but doesn’t orbit anything

William – I found out that the sun rotates on its axis today

Lewis – The earth takes 365 and a quarter days to orbit the sun once

Teagan & Mysha - Uranus is the only planet that lays on its side

Leaya – Mars is red

Sophie – Mercury is the closest planet to the sun

Annabel – Pluto is the smallest planet and furthest from the sun, known as a dwarf planet

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