Tuesday, 3 December 2013

My Collage of the year 2013

This is my collage. I chose the Pokemon because I worked really hard on them. I added some camp photos because I had SO much fun on camp. The Eevee with my face on it is my avatar. I was creating the Pokemon for fun at home, when Mr M said I can make them into my avatar. They were all made on Paint.

Thursday, 21 November 2013

The Wolf-monkey!

The Werewolf-monkey

A Werewolf-monkey is a TERRIFYING creature. This particular creature lurks in the night with the full moon out. If you come across this creature, RUN LIKE THE WIND! Just run. Don’t make too much noise, keep reading to find out why. This mammal is the most dangerous of rare animals because It can transform into a cute monkey. (Nek Minute) The cute little monkey is your worst nightmare! (Scary Music)
We are going right into the lives of: The werewolf monkey.
The werewolf monkey, with David Attenborough.
The werewolf monkey feeds on rotten bananas, unlike its normal monkey brother.
If a werewolf monkey eats a very ripe banana, it has a 50-50 % chance of being returned to normal.

On a full moon, this creature will grow more fur, claws, and will become much MUCH stronger. So BEWARE!
There are only a few left in the world. This is good because this is the most dangerous creature in the world!
The Werewolf-monkey has altered senses. He can smell from 20,00km away. He can hear you snore at night. (If you do snore)
He can see like he’s using binoculars! His fur can feel the change in the wind. He can feel you breath. So basically, he can hunt you down like a fish and a cat swimming together.

                  oh no, that poor fishy!


Wednesday, 6 November 2013

Centripetal Force

I predict that some of the water will come out but it will still stay in the bucket. I am bound to get wet though. If you spin left the water will move to the right of the bucket. This will be very fun.

Variables we must control:
Each bucket filled to the second mark to ensure that they have the same amount of water.
Each person have to spin at the same speed.
In time with each other
Start at the bottom and move your way up as you build speed.
Each person has to have your own space.
Holding the bucket.
Each person has to hold the bucket the same way.



Was your prediction correct? Yes. What happened and why? The water was trying to fly out of my hands. I was stuck to the back of the bucket. Gravity didn’t affect the water at all. The water was like it was on wheels in my bucket. The centripetal force was holding the water down. The bucket was really heavy and making it hard to hold. I was spinning so fast!
Round and round,

I go!

Boat or Submarine?

Title  Boat or Submarine  
Scientists: Inderpreet and Zeb.

Question/Goal/ problem
What shape of container will hold the most weight ?
My partner and I have decided to go with pan.

Hypothesis (The shape I have chosen and why I think it is the best shape)
Because it has a larger bottom, it can hold more coins and can float.

Container filled with water, modelling clay, old coins

Method (What I did)
Create a boat out of modelling clay.
I Fill the container with water.
Place the boat carefully onto the water so it floats.
One at a time, put coins carefully into the boat . Count how many coins are in the boat before it sinks.
Observation/ Analyse (What happened and why I think it happened)
It sunk because it got heavier and holes were formed.

Conclusion  (What I discovered about floating/ sinking )

The bigger it is the better it floats and it can hold more coins.

The stuff Inderpreet and I made our boat out of.

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Balloon Rocket

Balloon Rocket!

  • 3 balloons (just incase if one or two of them pop)
  • 1 long piece of kite string (about 10-15 feet long)
  • Tape
  • 1 plastic straw


  1. Tie one end of the string to a chair, door knob, or the other support.
  2. Put the other end of the string through the straw.
  3. Pull the string tight and tie it to another support in the room.
  4. Blow up the balloon (don’t tie it.) Pinch the end of the balloon and tape the balloon to the straw shown below. Now you're ready to launch!
  5. Just let go of the end and watch it zoom off.

    Zeb: The balloon will fly across the line.
    Tyrone:The balloon will go across the line like a rocket and run out of oxygen or air in it and it will stop.
    Zeb: The balloon went zooming across the line.
    Tyrone: The balloon flew across the string and got from one chair to the other.
    Zeb: The air was pushing the balloon across the line.

    Tyrone: The air or oxygen comes out of the balloon causing it to move the opposite direction of the end of the balloon.
    Created by Tyrone and Zeb

    Tyrone's Balloon!

Speed Boat

Race a Speedboat
Can you make a paper boat race across the water just by gently touching the surface of the water?
Hypothesis The liquid in the washing liquid will make a wave big enough to push the paper boat along.

Coloured card, washing up liquid, pencil or sharpie, scissors, large container of water.

Get a big container full of water and put a small dab of washing liquid on your finger. Put your boat in the water and place your finger in the water behind your boat.

The boat moved.

The washing liquid spread out and pushed the paper boat.
Ahoy matey!
Short Experiment to Follow Up
Make Metal Float
Gently place a paperclip on the water’s surface.


The paper clip will float because of it’s weight.
The paper clip will float, just you wait.


Mathletics Reflection 5/10/13
· Something I was pleased with was I got a really good design.
…because I combined a couple of design to make my mathletics.
· I really enjoyed learning how to get the centre of the page really easy.
…because last year it was a bit difficult.
· Something I found hard was making the measurements as accurate as can be.
· Something that made me think was what design can I combine.
                  …because there are so many possibilities.
· Something I want to get better at is drawing lighter.
          (What can I do about it?)
I can practice at home.

My Mathletics!

Record music with Vocaroo >>

Monday, 4 November 2013

Air Weighs

Air Weighs!

Ruler, newspaper, table and a someone who can karate chop.

  1. Put the ruler on the table (balance it) and karate chop it. What will happen?
  2. Get the ruler and do the same but with a screwed up piece of paper on the it like a canon pult.
  3. Karate chop it. What will happen?
  4. Take another piece of paper and make it flat.
  5. Take the ruler and put it under the flat paper.
  6. Karate chop it. What will happen?

My hypothesise (guess) is that the ruler will rip the paper.


The paper did rip but only sometimes. The ruler SNAPPED!
Yeah Crighton!

Fast as lightning!

It HAS to be flat as a tasty pancake.

He's using the force, Go Mr M!

Wednesday, 30 October 2013

My Report By Zeb

My year so far in Room 16 by Zeb

My favourite thing about being in Room 16 in 2013 is the people in this class are really nice and fun.

Something I would like to do in term four is play T ball.

Something I would like to do next year is use computers.

My dream jobs would be a writer or a director like George Lucas.


The best thing about reading so far this year is I get to use Actively learn.

The best thing I read this year was Ozzie Kingsford book. I liked it because I was really funny.

This is my favourite reading blog post Letter to Ken Catran with trailer that I created. I chose it because Dead Harry is one of my favourite suberb books in the world!

This is my favourite reading post from someone else is Inderpreet’s Literacy Circle And Hatchet Assignments. I think it is awesome because It was really cool to read and Inderpreet told me his experience in the literacy circle.


The best thing about maths so far this year is that there is a fun symbaloo to help me.

I was most proud of learning lots of strategies. I was proud because I didn’t know much before.

This is my favourite maths blog post is my Basic Facts Results that I created. I chose it because I had fun learning how to make a chart on Google Docs.

This is my favourite maths post from someone else is Teva’s post. Multiply. I think it is awesome because last year I had some trouble with 5x. And I think Teva would have really helped.

I am really good at X, - and +
I want to get better at . /. (Division)


The best thing about writing so far this year is I know much more than I did last year and I understand more about writing.

I was most proud of learning how to enjoy writing. I was proud because Before I was in a digi class, I felt like writing was a chore.

This is my favourite writing blog post my Rock Hopping that I created. I chose it because It’s really funny and I like funny.

This is my favourite writing post from someone else is Teva’s The lighting Track Part 1. I think it is awesome because It’s really really interesting, It like sucks you in.

I am really good at Short sharp sentences, punctuation, beginning in the action, strong verbs, humour, typing fast, having fun writing.
I want to get better at Being more intense. (More action)

Integrated Topic

My favourite part of topic has been science experiments. I enjoyed it because It’s really cool to see what happens.

This is my favourite topic blog post is my How To Survive In The Bush.that I created. I chose it because It took a lot of work but it was really fun.

This is my favourite topic post from someone else is Teva’s My Minecraft Taj Mahal. I think it is awesome because he was the only one who did it this way.

School Involvement

T Ball, Mathletics, Minecraft Club.
How I Have Shown PRIDE

Personal  Best: I do my best in everything.
Respect and Responsibility: I help people when they need it.
Integrity: I never lie.
Determination: I will never give up.

Enjoyment: I just have fun no matter what.

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