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Hello – this week I offer a window in to the classroom. Actually it’s 4 windows of  semi-scripted education and entertainment involving light, science and modern technology. I take no credit for the hard work of the Year  6 children and team but great delight in sharing our first video offerings via the blog. Read the rest of this entry »

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100 Word Challenge #2

Can you sell this fabulously fashionable and oh-so-tasty spaghetti jumper? Use no more than 100 words to convince someone to buy this product. Remember to use commands, adjectives and exciting punctuation!

 

 

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Decimal dilemma

I love Maths

The answer is 84.1   What could the question be? Use different maths operations to make up three different questions.

 

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What’s the deal?

Delicious doughnut

 

Mr Fox wants some doughnuts – but he likes to save money whenever he can. He found a coupon in the paper for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. The coupon was for £1 off a dozen doughnuts. This week they are on sale for £3.99 a dozen without the coupon and £0.35 a piece if you use the coupon. What do you think Mr Fox will do and why?

The offer ends soon though – so please help him make up his mind FAST!

 

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The power of insects – For Narwhal and Swordfish class

This is a link to the bbc iplayer programme about the role that insects play in our ecosystems. It has some fascinating information in it.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/b01rd374/

This is a link to the rather more gruesome insect dissection programme which examines the insides of various insects by taking them apart and studying them. Not for the faint hearted and remember – these are scientists who have many years of study behind them.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/i/p00zst23/

Choose to watch one or both of the episodes then let me know what you think, the first programme is 30 minutes long – the second is 60 minutes long.  🙂

 

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Narwhals and Swordfish – The Silence Beneath The Bark

Watch and enjoy this 10 minute film. What do you think is happening? Where do you think it is set? What other creatures might live beneath the trees?

Find the film on Youtube by following this link.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXWc3aFrxCo

Please post your comments.

The version we watched in class has a music score over the top of it – which version do you prefer? The link is below.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IMZTHlkykjc

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