Week 28 – 9th March 2014

Sunday 

Woodwork – Using a circular saw

Monday

Gardening – Cleaning equipment- why its important to wash and clean garden equipment.

History – Edwardian Farm – Cherry Picking, potato crops, salmon fishing and methodist day trip to the beach.

Oceanography – Research vessels and equipment, video first manned mission to worlds deepest known undersea vents, Exploring the ocean floor in manned submersibles,  diary entries  of a day on a research vessel , Planning ahead, where each ship will be, working with an ROV,  Marine Technology

Astronomy – The sky at night and looking how pictures from DSLR’s attached to scope

Maths – Addition of Decimals

Greek Mythology – Cronus Titian King

Sport – Fencing

Tuesday

History – Visit to a Cobblers

History – Visit to Dukes Table in Trefil

Geology/ History / TV  Location –  Trefil Quarry , looking at the quarry and the limestone, how it was used in the local steel works, family history Road Runner’s Great Granddad drove the train that took the limestone to the steel works, how the disused landscape is now  used for many TV programs.

Sport – Running

Social – Scouts

Wednesday

English – Writing an article about food for a national competition

Maths – Addition of decimals

History – Edwardian Farm, making charcoal, making Iron from Iron Ore, making a weather vain, home made barometer, oat harvest, start of first world war

Biology – Menstrual cycle, Fertilisation and conception

Money – Looking at house insurance, why the cheapest is not the best, why re build value is different than house value, what contents insurance covers, what buildings insurance

Thursday

Documentary –  Astronaut’s  in Space, what they eat, how they are monitored, contact with families, where they sleep, how they exercise.

Maths- Decimals and subtraction

Sign Language – Asking Name, Where do you live, Your age and workplace and answering

Oceanography –  Schedules on cruises, how to get the timings correct ensuring that there is very little down time, life at sea, logistics onboard and virtual tour of ship, test week 5

History People – Grace Darling, Edward Jenner, Rosa Parks, Thomas Barnardo and Elizabeth Fry

Friday

Big Bang STEM Festival

DSCF1294Roadrunner was a neutron attracting electron’s, saw the Bloodhound car  and had a go at the simulator at driving the car, saw a Gatronaut  show, a dome show where we went into a cell to look at the parts in depth, met an astronaut, chocolate welding, made a bacteria out of plastercine, went in a virtual site office, with BBC Natural History Camera men looked at different camera’s they had, macro, thermal, slow motion and small wand.  Saw a short BBC show and finally a machine that could solve a rubik cube in

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2.71 seconds.

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