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Robotics Term 3

Session 1 Today we have started doing the black line challenge. The black line challenge is when your robot follows a black line. But when the robot goes off the black line it will look for the black line then follow it and each time it goes off the black line it will do that. The…

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Scratch

Session 1 On Tuesday year 5 started a app called Scratch. First we had to create a new folder called scratch tutorials. We had to put some tutorials in there that’s where we learn how to do things on scratch. The first program I tried to do was a farm this is what it looks like. I…

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Coloured fractions

Here is my short film adding all of my fractions together from the fraction game we were playing.

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Allegro Day

Today year 5 had allegro day. it was very exciting because we got to hear everyone play there instruments, I was playing the flute. my favourite part was the concert the end because we got to perform to the parents and the teachers. today we practiced the songs for the concert and we practiced our…

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Microworlds

Session 1 Today  in maths we did Microworlds. Our challenge was to make a four sided shape, I was trying to make a kite. It is hard to line up a corner to a side because the side that you want to join to the corner had to go be the perfect measurement because the line…

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Kite investigation

In maths we have been investigating kites and what we have noticed. This what I have noticed so far.  

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Rube Goldberg

Session 1 and 2 [planning] In the first two sessions we had started planning and thinking about what our purpose was for our Rube Goldberg machine. Our first idea was to make a marble, bang onto a keyboard and turn on a laptop. We tried to make it fall onto the keyboard when the computer was in sleep…

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mini machine workshops

Session 1 [Lego] Today year five all started our mini sessions on what we could use on our Rube Goldberg machines. 5b were with Mrs Watson. Our challenge was to make a machine with Lego; we also had instructions how to make whatever machine we got given. My group were making the zigzag inclined plane,…

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Robotics EV3

Session 1 Today we had our first robotics session. We had to make a robot out of Lego and we were given a instruction booklet how to construct the robot. There were various piece’s which attached to the motor to allow it to go forward’s and backwoods motion. The hardest part was finding the right length of…

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