This term for their globalisation inquiry, students are learning about a range of global issues. Working in small teams, they discussed how a connected world can have both positive and negative effects. Some students also imagined how globalisation may impact and change the world in 100 years. Here are some of their projects:
As part of our Inquiry into functions and simple machines, we designed and built a Rube Goldberg machine. We were inspired by the whimsical devices invented by the likes of Joseph Herscher. We used everyday objects such as cardboard tubes, rulers, marbles and dominoes to create a balloon popper that spanned several tables. Check it out!
Recently, Room 2 have been learning about the six types of simple machines which make our lives easier. The students chose and analysed an example of a simple machine to learn more about its function. Here are some examples: