Billy George and Larissa's dad brought us in some fish today.
We had to research to find out what they were.
Once we discovered they were Carpet Sharks we found out how long they grow and measured that length outside on the concrete.
We have been focussing on the setting of our writing
Here are a few sentences based on this photo of one of the 25 most dangerous journeys to school. Under me is a huge half hanging
wet bridge that has holes in it.
I can barely walk on it without falling
In front of me is my friend clinging on to the rusty wire, looking at her feet so she knows where to step next. Chloe
We used the amazing MBot resources from The House of Science. We tried to move the robots using a remote and then a tablet which was linked via bluetooth to the MBot. It was interesting moving the MBot - and when mistakes were made trying to reverse the last step we took instead of just picking up the robot and moving it by hand.
We have been trying to discover the best way to clean up an oil spill. We have tried
This has involved getting very messy. We have also looked at the scientific experiment process - posing a question, hypothesising, going through the method, making observations, looking at the results and drawing conclusions.
We have also discussed the importance of conducting a fair test.
We had a short walk down Te Puna Road towards Maramatanga Park and discovered so much rubbish some of our bags broke as they couldn't hold it all. The children were horrified by what they found - bottles, paper, straws, tin, even a wallet.