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?
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?
You need to create an imaginative piece of writing using on of the photo’s below. You will have 10 minutes to plan your story, 60 minutes to write it and 20 minutes to edit it. While editing use a red pen so it is clear where you have edited your writing. This must be handwritten on lined paper. This piece of writing will be used in your digital portfolio. Make sure it is clear which photo you are using as inspiration.
When learning the concepts to code and create a program using Hopscotch, you will need to understand the following abbreviations:
Sequence (S) – The order in which instructions are given to the computer
Event (E) – A trigger that a computer recognizes and that causes it to do something
Loop (L) – Code that repeats
Value/Variable (V) – A holder for a number
Conditional (C) – Statements of the form “IF (something is true) THEN (do an action)”.