Our newest unit is looking at materials and their properties. What an item is made from and why certain materials are used to make it, is a part of better understanding things in our daily lives.
Everyday forces are 'pushes' and 'pulls' or combinations of them. These pushes and pulls create movement, changes speed or direction and can also stop movement. We cannot actually see a force, but we can experience its effects or results.
Well. It happened again. This website went down in China but has made another comeback. In order to keep the class current with online updates I've added a blog that other teachers have been using with success so far.
So bookmark mrd4vidson.edublogs.org and make sure to stay current on day to day events. I will be updating both my Jigsy site and Edublogs page regularly in case one or the other (hopefully not both) stop working.
We are looking forward to another great year at CZTIS. Year 5 this year is going to be exciting with lots of new responsible learners ready to go.
Mr D's Summer
Finally, after a couple of long holidays and some well needed rest we are back on the spelling. We've almost completed our list for the year and are going to start reviewing and definitions. Let see how many sentences we can make.
In the beginning, life on Earth started as a single cell in a warm shallow sea 3.8 billion years ago. Life started small, but over time it evolved and grew in complexity down the millennia until today when the Earth is teeming with millions of different species of plants,
animals, fungi and microscopic organisms, including us – more than 7 billion human beings.