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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Science Journal

Week 1.
 Slimming Mr Anderson at Monday morning meetup. . We used food colouring water and cornflower. We put it on Mr Anderson it oozed down his body. We were Learning how cornflour and water is  runny but hard when you push on it.

 Making balloons rockets with straws, wool, balloons. We started out just using short and straight wool‍‍ then we stacked the chairs and lifted them onto the table but left the other chair on the ground to change the angle. the downward force helped it go faster. Our learning what forces were acting on the rocket the forces that were acting on the rocket were the air pressure coming out of the balloon and the stationary air in front of the balloon.

  I was at zones cross Country but I wonder whether the fishing line Would work better than the wool but paper instead of straws wouldn't work as well as straws.

We did the trebuchet a trebuchet works when there's a wate at one end and a ball at the other end. Pulling the string gravity pulls the weight down and the other end gos flying up the ball comes speeding past.

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Inquiry reflection

In He Tangata this term we have been focusing on being a responsible citizen.Rachel, Riley, Finn, Charlie, Harry, Tom, and I decided to do a project Time Banking to teach people how to be a responsible scientist. Time Banking is where you work for one hour then you spend that hour for someone to do something for you. I think I’m  extended abstract because I teach others in our community and I can show others how teach Time Banking. I’m proud of the outcome of this project and how much people are involved. What I would do differently would be to make it across the whole school not just the year 5 and 6 . I think my next step is to spread it out to the year 1,2,3, and 4. Overall I think it went well and I hope it carries on for years to come.

By Rhys Lewis.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Ko Rhys Lewis Ahau

I am an indestructible Toyota hilux, driving on never defeated
I am a skyscraper, pushing the limits of my learning
I am a Jacket, warm and cozy letting people join in with my learning

Ko Rhys Lewis ahau