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June, 2017

  1. Physical Education announcement

    June 22, 2017 by Mr Richo

    Dear Parents

    During the week beginning June 26 all students in grade 5&6 will have the opportunity to participate in a Healthy Body session. This session will be conducted by a qualified Personal Trainer.

    Each session will run for 100 minutes. The sessions will focus on the importance of exercise, fitness, strength and promoting a healthy body.

    Students are asked to wear their sports tops and appropriate footwear on the day of their session. All students must bring a water bottle.

    Grade5 Monday June 26

    Grade 6 Tuesday June 27


    Paula Clark & Jan Arney

  2. Number

    June 12, 2017 by Mr Richo


  3. Homework Week 8

    June 4, 2017 by Mr Richo

    T2 Week 8

    Grand Designs example

  4. BTN – Energy

    June 4, 2017 by Mr Richo


    Wind Energy

    View the BTN story below and answer the questions into your Inquiry book.

    1. Describe the size of a wind turbine.
    2. About how many wind farms are there in Australia?
    3. All of the wind farms in Australia produce enough energy to power how many homes?
    4. What did the Prime Minister say about wind farms recently?
    5. What are the advantages of wind farms?
    6. What are the disadvantages?
    7. Why are some people opposed to wind farms?
    8. What has the Government promised will happen by 2020?
    9. Illustrate an aspect of this story.
    10. What do you think about wind farms?


    Solar Energy

    Click on the link below and view the BTN story. Complete the following questions in your Inquiry book.

    1. Briefly summarise the Solar Energy story.
    2. Record in your book what you learnt about photons.
    3. Which chemical element is used to make solar panels?
    4. The flow of electrons through a solar panel is called _______________.
    5. Solar power is a non-renewable energy. True or false? What does non-renewable mean?
    6. What are the benefits of using solar energy?
    7. What are the disadvantages?
    8. Where in Australia are they going to build a solar farm?
    9. How many homes will it power?
    10. Do you think more people in Australia should install solar panels? Why or why not?

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