Mrs Brown and Mrs Elliot: Science, Maths and History
Today we investigated forces - upthrust / water resistance and air resistance.
Today we completed Tarsia Tables Puzzles as well as activities set by Mrs Brown- on Mathletics -in order to revise and consolidate our prior learning.
Marvellous Moving Greek Chariots!
Assembled the chassis
Strengthened the corners of the chassis with cardboard triangles
Attached axle holders to the chassis
Added the axles (one with a pulley wheel) and wheels to the chassis
Glued a platform onto the chassis for the battery pack
Attached the motor to the chassis
Mounted the battery pack on the cardboard platform
Wired the battery pack to the motor
Attached the motor to the pulley wheel with an elastic band
Created our chariot surround, which we then attached to the chassis
Tested out chariots on the floor!
Today, we completed phase 1 of the construction process of our Greek Chariots. We measured, cut and sanded quadrant to make our chassis.