Unit1-Understanding Ourselves ‘s Post on Friday, December 9, 2016

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We have been learning about simple machines and how they make life easier. Just for fun we built Rube- Goldberg machines. Rube – Goldberg machines are the opposite of a simple machine. The are complicated machine that do a simple task. My rube -Goldberg machine machine,is made up made up of 2 simple machine called a lever and a wheel and axle. Our machine lifts the car in the air. It doesn’t work yet but we’ll keep trying!

Unit1-Understanding Ourselves ‘s Post on Friday, November 11, 2016

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Area of a Rectangle
We had to draw as many rectangle as we could think of that had the area of 12 unit. I drew 7 rectangles. Then we had to answer a question- could we draw a square that had the same area? The answer is no because if you make a square it would be 3 x 3 not 4×3.