Leaf Science

Today in their science lesson our Year 8 students discussed how it can be difficult or time-consuming to quantify an exact amount and so sometimes we estimate numbers by sampling. To improve their skills in this area the students sampled leaves from sunny and shaded areas around the campus to answer the question “Are the leaves on the shady side of a hedge larger or smaller than those on the sunny side?

Click on an image below to see how they got on.

Photography by Ethan Ford