Tuesday, 22 May 2018

How does a parachute work? What forces are at work? What are the characteristics of a 'good' parachute?

Sunday, 6 May 2018

Interested in poetry? Have a few poems you would like to share with the rest of Malaysia? Remember you can still sign up for the poetry slam! Just click on the link below! 

Another good example of a persuasive essay to help you improve your writing.

If the vidoe below doesn't play, go to youtube and search for Bill Nye video about flight!

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

See how air pressure acts on objects with this neat trick!

Tuesday, 24 April 2018

Visit this Hot Air Balloon game on BrainPop to learn more about how the properties of air and gravity work to get a balloon to fly!

Here are some words and phrases you can use to strengthen your persuasive essays.

Read through this persuasive essay again. Analyse how the essay is structured. Notice the language used to express the ideas and opinions. Use some of these ideas to improve your persuasive writing.

Read about the properties of air and the characteristics of flight in preparation for our Science unit on Flight.

We are beginning a new unit on Air and Flight in Science. This Smithsonian website is a great resource for reading up on the forces of flight, air, aerodynamics and more. Go on and explore it!

Wednesday, 11 April 2018

Here are a few paintings by renowned Ojibwe artist, Norval Morisseau. What characteristics do you notice? What emotions do these paintings evoke? Do you think you could classify these trees and flowers? Why or why not?

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Think about the plant you are growing? Is it a vascular or non-vascular plant? How do you know? Does it have seeds or spores? Is it an angiosperm or gymnosperm? Is it a monocot or dicot? Use the chart below and the information you gathered about your plant to classify your plant! Watch the Brainpop videos in the link below if you are having trouble with the new scientific vocabulary.