Curiosity Quest 2
Well done to Laaibah and Abdul for last week's winning answers (their earliest memories):
Painting pictures in nursery at David Lloyd;
Asking my mum and dad why the night comes.
Send your answers into the website by clicking on the comment button below or put your answer in the Curiosity Question box in KS2. We've already had some brilliantly thought out answers - make sure you put it down on paper and put it in the box before Tuesday!
We looked at this photo and generated things we would like to find out:
Why does a polar bear have such a long neck?
How long can a polar bear hold its breath for underwater?
Mikolaj found out that a strong polar bear can hold its breath for up to 2 minutes.
How can it survive when the ice is melting?
Do polar bears have tails?
What do polar bears eat?
Why is their fur transparent?
Why do they have black skin?
Why are they living in the Arctic?
These two websites have lots of facts about polar bears so if it helps to answer any questions then please send them to the website by clicking on the comment button!
Canada Geographic (there are lots of adverts on this website - just close them!)
IUCN/SSC Polar Bear Specialist Group Website
Curiosity Quest 1
Send your answers to the blog or post your entries into the black Curiosity Questions box in Key Stage 2. The best answer will win a prize in KS2 Assembly next Tuesday (answers must be submitted by 3.30pm on Monday 24th November.
ISS Time Lapse Video
We watched this amazing video captured on-board the International Space Station to inspire our curiosity. Send in any more questions to add to the ones below or if you can answer any of our questions, please do!
How large is the Earth?
Why is the Earth a sphere?
What is the light around the Earth that you can see during the video?
How did they get the International Space Station there?
What are the flashing lights on the Earth?
Why do the stars spin in the opposite direction to the Earth spinning?
Who was the person on-board the space station?
An inquisitive mind is the key to being successful! Come back here to find more things to stretch your mind!