We have investigated different elements that make up our solar system including stars, planets, asteroids, the sun and dwarf planets.
In groups we researched different planets and created information posters or PowrPoints about them. Then we got to make our planets using paper mache`.
Saturn PowerPoint by Adison
Here is a video that explains the phases of the moon.
Our Oreo biscuit phases of the moon-
Learn the Phases of the Moon song-
We were also very lucky to go to Scienceworks and the Melbourne Planetarium. In the Planetarium show 'TILT' we explored how the four seasons are caused by the tilt of the Earth's axis combined with the Earth’s orbit around the Sun and how the seasons and length of day vary across the Earth, from the poles to the equator. At the Scienceworks show we explored the phases of the Moon and the movement of the Moon around the Earth as it affects the tides.
What has been your favourite part about Inquiry this term?
What are two new things you have learnt this term?