For the last few weeks we have been designing a helmet for an egg out of recyclable materials. Today we went into the science lab to see how far we could drop our egg without it cracking. Here are some photos.
Here are some questions to research about time. You can create a PowerPoint, a word document or write your answers in your book.
1 The prefix ‘oct’ usually stands for ‘eight’ as in octopus (eight arms) and octagon (eight sides). Why isn’t October the eighth month? What other months appear to have the wrong name?
2 Why do we have leap years?
3 Will 2100 be a leap year?
4 Some cultures use different calendars. What year is it in other calendars? Eg Chinese calendar
5 Where do the names for the months of the year come from?
6 Where do the names for the days of the week come from?
7 Why is it winter in England when it is summer in Australia?
8 What is the Western calendar (with January, February, etc) also called?
Follow the link to read about forces for your reading groups.
List as many text features as you can see!
I have set a Hotmaths task on subtraction. It will be due on the 22nd June.
Read the following text, identifying different text features with your group.