Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Forces and Motion

Forces and Motion

We have been learning about THE WORLD'S FASTEST INDIAN.
we are making our own land + water vehicle
Room 2 is very creative.

During camp week at Turuturu school Room 2 and the Year 5/6's
not at camp used recycled material to learn about forces, motion and friction and to learn to not give up and keep trying. We watched
THE WORLD'S FASTEST INDIAN to help us learn this.
 - By Aliya

Click on the picture above.

 We have been learning about forces, motion,
friction, gravity, inertia, and Newton's Laws.  
If you click on the Livebinder to the right 

you can play some of the games we have 
been playing to help us learn and practice 
these scientific ideas.


 Burt Munroe was a brilliant New Zealander who, with his initiative (great ideas) and perseverance (not giving up), modified an Indian motorbike that was made to travel at 60 mph (100 km/h) to break world records on this bike, which still stand today, at over 200 mph (322 km/h).

And here are our vehicles-in-the-making...

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