Tuesday 17th January 2017
We have been investigating different rocks this week. We used adjectives to describe what we found and saw such as heavy, hard, smooth, rough, shiny, sparkly, crumbly. We found some rocks could make marks like chalk and sandstone. Can you find any rocks in your garden or when you are outside? What do they look like?
We went to Irchester Country Park today to see the old quarry where they used to collect ironstone, a rock used for building and for iron. The sunshine had made mist in the bottom of the quarry – and we could see the layers of rock in the quarry wall. We collected some interesting rocks to bring back to school. We also found some dinosaurs and a large dinosaur egg. Why don’t you visit Irchester Country Park at the weekend – its a great place to play and explore!