I was going to share with you a video. A video that showed how a Year 5 team defied all odds in 2011. Not only were they Grade 5 students…they were an all girl team.
However…my message is the same…’Game On’ Year 6…the Year fives are playing to win.
Knowing what you have learnt about ‘working in a team skills’,what behaviours will your team be focussing on?
As our London leg of the Cyber Race draws to a close, the question on almost everyone’s lips is ‘Where to next?’.
Well, as you know, I can’t give too much away. It may give some of you an unfair advantage.
However, because I’m such a caring teacher, I can’t resist giving you a helping hand.
Hint#1…It will be handy if you could become fluent in a language other than English. If not, a language translator will come in very handy.
Hint#2… If you can learn where this image can be found, it might steer you in the right direction. Or am I being cruel and throwing you off the scent?
Where can you find me?
Sydney Leg Team Challenge
Food Glorious Food
For this challenge you need do the following preparation:
- access the video in the ‘To Collect’ folder. This will provide you with the tune you need to learn. You will need to listen to this video a number of times
- collect the word doc with the lyrics that match the video clip.
You will need to use both of these resources to assist you with your team rehearsal.
Remember…the group that records the most entertaining rendition of this song wins a tour voucher that can be ‘cashed in’ during any of the remaining Amazing Race legs.
I’m guessing that this might be the most challenging aspect of the competition so far.
I’d like you to EXPLAIN how your team PREPARED for this CHALLENGE.
Today the Passive Energy House project came to an end…5,4,3,2,1…zero.
The pressure in the classroom was palpable.
We spent a great deal of class time discussing the technology process.
I’d like to know …Which of these images best explains the process your team followed? Click on each image to enlarge it.
The heat is on…
the defending champion, her team and their craft ‘Titanium’ have a reputation to uphold.
What will be the outcome? Who knows?
Caught on video…last year’s Solar Boat Final.
Just for your information.
This image links to a site that might help you understand the science of simple circuits.
Also …this might be helpful information about wiring solar panels into a parallel circuit?
One Summer I remember ( I was about 11 ) setting up a lemonade stand with my brother and sister and the children from 2 other families who lived down the street where we lived.
Our special recipe consisted of water, freshly squeezed lemons and fruit saline ( the secret to our success).
We set up a card table out the front of our neighbour’s house, grabbed a number of glasses, ( back then honey and peanut butter was sold in jars that could be used as glasses once you rinsed them out) and made a sign using our Derwent pencils.
Our neigbours became our faithful customers. We made enough money each to buy an ice cream.My favourite was something called a ‘Cream Between’.
This probably sounds like a sad tale compared to the success you may have experienced playing the Lemondade Stand game. How successful were you?
What did you learn from your analysis of the game?
By the way….according to a very well know saying….”The customer is always right.”….epecially if you are a duck!!! This will make sense if you watch this video. ( courtesy of school tube )
Click on the right arrow to move through the “Prezi”
What was the most important ‘piece of learning’ that you gained from this team project?
Never work with children or animals…apparently sound advice for some.
But look what happens when children work with children…especially when Year 6 students work with their Prep buddies.
What did you learn from this experience Grade 6? Did you enjoy the afternoon’s activity?
The race day had finally arrived.
The sun shone…well, most of the time.
The teams prepared to do battle…otherwise known as friendly rivalry.
The boats raced…backwards, sideways and forwards at various speeds.
A crowd of children watched on…nervously and excitedly
One team, one boat and one winner (or in this case, four).
Visit student blogs to learn more about the day’s activities.
The winning team and their boat
Solar Boat Final from carolkane on Vimeo.