Fountain Gate Secondary College Discovery Day

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Discovery Day

On Thursday 20th September, we visited Fountain Gate Secondary College for a day of activities. We participated in Physical Education, Music, Science and Mathematics.

At PE we played memory tag and dodge ball.

In Music we played percussion instruments.

In Science we extracted the DNA from strawberries.

In Mathematics we talked about grid references and completes problem solving tasks.

We had a great day moving around the classrooms like students in Year 7!!



Chinese Visitors

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5K were very lucky to have two visitors from Hangzhou Zhaohui Experimental Primary School. 

Guanzhe (Gary) and Chenghao (Bob) joined our class for the week.  A big thanks to Ally and Harry who were brilliant translators when communicating teacher instructions to the boys. Everyone had a great week getting to know each other.


21st Century Mining Tool

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Australian History – Gold Gold Gold! Project

Students were given the task to design a 21st century mining tool.

Design and construct a 21st Century gold mining tool!

Design and build a tool that could be used to mine gold in the 21st century.

Be creative and think about ways that you can use current technologies in your design.

Build you model out of recycled materials—boxes, tubes, bottle tops, icy pole sticks etc.

Draw an annotated diagram to explain the different parts and how they work when mining for gold.

 



WORLD EXPO

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Students in 5K visited various countries from around Europe.  They researched interesting facts and presented them in an interactive expo.

Poland

Spain

 

Switzerland

Germany

Austria

Italy

Belgium

France

Greece

Portugal

Thank you to all the parents and friends who came to visit and see our amazing work.


Space Rover

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Space Rover Project

Task 1—Design and construct a space rover to visit a planet or moon of your choice.

Design and build a space rover that can explore a planet or moon in our Solar System. 

Be creative and think about ways that you can use current technologies in your design.

You can build your model out of any materials—recycled materials, construction kits etc

Draw an annotated diagram to explain the different design features that you have included in your model.