Year 3 Mummify their Tomatoes 🍅

What an interesting morning we’ve had in Year 3. After being covered in salt for the last week and a half, the children were able to free their tomatoes this afternoon in order to make their observations. It was fascinating to see what the salt had done to the tomatoes and some of the weight differences recorded were amazing – one of the tomatoes pre mummification weight was 122g and this had dropped down to 36g after being left in the salt for over a week! The tomatoes had shrunk and the skin had gone all crinkly. The children drew and recorded their observations before mummifying their tomatoes further by wrapping them in bandages! Year 3 are now professional embalmers – well done!

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