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Click on the images below to find out more information about circuits, alternators and wind tunnels.
For homework this week:
1. Lit Circle preparation
2. If you click on the image below It links to an article that I would like you to read with one (or both) of your parents. How does this article connect to what you already know? How does it extend your thinking? What further questions do you have? Post your comments.
Here are some of the things we have been working on in our unit so far.
Thanks Beth, for sharing this article with us.
What do you THINK you already know about this topic?
What questions, or PUZZLES, do you have?
Some of the questions you are coming up with are fantastic but one of the problems you face is finding out answers that are at the right level for us. I told Miss Karen and she suggested using some of the search engines on the library front page.
Here is the link.
If you click here, it will take you to the Glossary Slideshow you created today. It's a great resource for understanding some of those tricky words and phrases. Also, here are a couple of resources to help with our glossary (and wonders). Thanks Hanna & Sara for sharing these.
When he was just 14 years old, Malawian inventor William Kamkwamba built his family an electricity-generating windmill from spare parts, working from rough plans he found in a library book.
One of our lines of inquiry is "How is energy generated?" The above video is a terrific demonstration that helps to answer this question.
Can you create an example of your own? Here might be a good place to start.
And here are some more ideas from Sara: