March 31, 2017
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Science – Foundation


Our Foundation students explored the many different types of weather then  identified the damage they can cause.

We ordered images into grids and wrote some new types of weather, such as rainbows and snow.

 

March 22, 2017
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Grade 34 Science

This week Grade 34 sudents made helicopters with many different variables, we agreed to keep the mass under 35 grams.

We are working towards conducting fair Science tests.

 

March 3, 2017
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Art snaps- gr 1/2 Matisse Cut outs, Grade 3/4 Zentangle inspired art, Foundation- Japanese “Girls day” Origami Emperors and Empresses’ in a Japanese Building

 

http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/explore/calendar/march/hinamatsuri.html

 

 

I have attached links for each of the types of art we are studying. Enjoy!

 Japanese Girls or Dolls day. Click on the dash for the link.

 

Next up- The foundation students will be doing a collage-painting of their family in a location they love to go to. Please check out their Japanese art in the Foundation classrooms as well as their feelings posters. They drew each other acting out a feeling for their class poster.

Grade 1/2s will be doing Matisse style people by posing for each doing their favourite activity. Some of the art work is on display in the main building by 1/2L and 1/2N.

Grade 3/4s – they have loved learning about art and mindfulness through Zentangle inspired art and will be learning about mandala art.

Grade 5/6s are completing abstract watercolours with a historical local building drawn using 2 point perspective  in fineliner over the top. This connects to their class inquiry unit on Community.  2 Point perspective-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cqHsIYuP5M

 

 

 

March 2, 2017
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Grade 5/6 Science

We have been exploring the way plants and animals have been adapting to their environment.

The panda bear has made two major adaptations due to changes in its habitat and diet, ask us about them!

March 2, 2017
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Foundation Science

This term Foundation students are exploring animals, their habitat and diet.

Next week we will observe our weather and decide how it influences our decisions and behaviour.

We had a lot of fun making kookaburra sounds, sing along with this video.

March 2, 2017
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Grade 1/2 Science

During Term 1 we will be exploring Physical Science, particularly the area of sound and light.

In our first lesson we were able to lift an ice cube by attaching a string using salt.

Water changes when we heat or cool it.

March 2, 2017
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Science Grade 3/4

During Term 1 we will use Chemistry to develop our curiosity.

During weeks 3 and 4 students enhanced their questioning skills while exploring the school environs and researching the Leadbeater’s Possum.

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