Friday, June 25, 2010

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Making Model Vehicles

We have been so busy today. We turned these boxes into fantastic model vehicles.
We have lots of photos to show us all at work, gluing, cutting dowel with the hacksaws, axles, and doing so much learning.
Hopefully Ms Donnell will be able to get them onto animoto for everyone to enjoy. There was a technical hitch today.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Learning about levers

Yesterday we followed some instructions from a book to make a lever.
We used the lever to lift a heavy book. The block you can see in the picture is called the fulcrum. We put the fulcrum at the 30cm mark on the metre ruler. This place worked well to make it easy to lift the heavy book.
A lever is a useful machine to help people lift heavy loads up and down.

Friday, June 11, 2010

Thinking about machines

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Tuesday, June 8, 2010

News about one of our frogs from Olly

Oliver sent me an email with this comic strip on it.
Read and find out what he has to say.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

The Rodney Library Road Show

We had a visit from Anne and Nicky from the Warkworth and Mahurangi Libraries today.
It was fun helping them to act out their stories. Look at our video to see some of the things we got up to.