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Sewing

Week 1   This week in sewing we learnt how to use a sewing machine. We learnt 6 easy reminders to make sure that we were doing it    correctly. Then we got a  piece off fabric to practice on… Continue Reading →

Scratch

The First Week The first week of term for design we have been using a program called scratch. Scratch is a website and app that allows you to make programs for games, art and more. I have used scratch before… Continue Reading →

Robotics (Term3)

Session 1 In design this term we are split into 2 groups – scratch and robotics. In robotics we are focusing on sensors. A few that we have used so far are the touch sensor and the colour sensor. (Touch)(Colour)  … Continue Reading →

Triangle Fractions

My Triangle Fractions Video!  

Robotics

Session 1 (week 2) Today in Robotics we started to build our EV3 lego robots. We followed the Lego robotics magazine which I found way too easy but actually when it came to building it, that challenged me. When it… Continue Reading →

Colour Fractions

Maths Today…   Today in maths we played a game called Colour in Fractions. its a game where you roll 2 dice and it shows a fraction and whatever fraction it is, is what you need to colour in on the… Continue Reading →

MicroWorlds

What is MicroWorlds? MicroWorlds is simply a coding app but it has a set language that you have to use otherwise it doesn’t work. Firstly you have to place down a little black turtle in the centre of the page,… Continue Reading →

Rube Goldberg

The start of our projects… For the past few weeks year 5 have been working in groups of 3  to accomplish the task of making a Rube Goldberg machine. We were put in to groups that consisted of 1 person… Continue Reading →

Kites

Today in maths we were investigating kites made from paper, a type of quadrilateral in other words. Take a look at this video to see what we have learn so far

Simple Machines Workshops

Introduction In the past few weeks we have been exploring the mechanics of simple machines and the different types of them, so that we have some ideas about what we will be expected to do in the upcoming events of… Continue Reading →

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