Thursday, April 29, 2010

Team Egg Drop Challenge

For the Friday challenge each team had to design a container out of the materials provided, which can be dropped from about 4 metres, but will not allow a raw egg in the container to break when it lands.

• 4 sheets A4 photocopy paper
• 1 m string
• 1 A5 sheet thin card
• 1 m masking tape
• a plastic bag
• scissors (for construction only)

Egg Drop Challenge on PhotoPeach

We are learning to work together as a team and to solve problems creatively.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Drawing with artist Graham Dodd

Team 17 got to draw an figure in action with Graham Dodd. Who do you think it is?

Friday, April 23, 2010

Newspaper Challenge 2

We worked in our teams to build newspaper towers. We were focussing on working together as a team.

Thursday, April 22, 2010

6 Hat Thinking

This afternoon Team 17 explored 6 hat thinking. Each team made a hat and researched information about it.

6 Hat Thinking is a strategy to help us think about situations.

Team Bieber Fever: Red (Feeling) Hat
Team South Park: Blue (Thinking) Hat
Team Bieber Heater: Green (Creative) Hat
Team Powerful Paua: White (Information) Hat
Team Rasta Brothers: Yellow (Benefits) Hat
Team Moon Walkers: Black (Judgement) Hat

The teams will explore the 6 hats during the term.