In Year 2 we have been learning about the past. We have asked lots of “wonder” questions and love using our curiosity to explore how things have changed over time. We enjoy looking at old photos, books and videos and we are now bringing in our own objects from the past. It is very interesting to hear what some of the objects are and what they were used for!
We love to think about these old objects and wonder what we have replaced them with with here in the present.
Some of the objects we have seen so far are a medical handbook, a Morse Code translator, an old camera and a record player.
In Year Two we are learning about wheat and the conditions it needs to grown in.
We watched this clip all about wheat – you might like to look at it too!
Click here to learn some more about wheat!
This week with the help of our fabulous parent helpers, we made wheat filled grassy heads!
To the parents who helped out during 2B Science THANK YOU very much, it was great fun for all creating our grassy head characters.
Our wheat filled grassy heads will be on display at the Science Expo. They are ‘bald’ at present, but wait until we observe the effect of introducing a little water and a little light to our wheat.
One of the Australian Curriculum Numeracy standards in Year 2 is to be able to identify everyday events that involve chance. To this end, the students have been using language such as ‘likely’ or ‘unlikely’ and ‘possible’ or ‘impossible’ to describe possible outcomes during a range of experiments.
This week we have been exploring the concept of chance by using everyday items such as coins and dice to help us see what the chances were of flipping ‘tails’ ten times in a minute or rolling a ‘6’ five times in a minute.
We are still very curious to find out how chance works. We wonder if we’ll ever know? 🙂
In the next few weeks staff will be inserviced regarding placing posts on the school website.
We will let you know when these are up and running so stay tuned!