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Thursday, 6 July 2017

Science Blog

Week9/10
This week I am making a model of a playground with Sam,  Liam and Sean. 

Something that's working well is the swing set because we all participated with making it. It also went well because we had a clear picture in our mind of how we wanted it to look.

A struggle for me is getting everyone to stay on task because they get sidetracked very easily and only help a little. But they can help sometimes. 

An improvement we could make is our seesaw because so far it is not working that well and I don't understand how Liam is making it. We could fix this by experimenting different ways to do it.

Our next step is to finish making our playground equipment and stick it onto our base.
Seesaw steps:1 get supplies. 
2 glue bottom layer of popsicle sticks together. 
3 glue the skewer in the middle of the popsicle sticks.
4. Get something that's a triangular shape to make it rock up and down.
5. Stick it on the base.



Flying fox steps: 1 get supplies
2 make a stand from pop sticks and stick the string to it.
3 make a climbing wall to get up to the flying fox.
4 put the seat on the string and make a stand for the other end.
5 stick it to the base.


Mouse wheel steps:1 get supplies 
2 glue  popsicle to the inside of can.
 3 slide toilet roll into can. 
4 cut some card to shape then glue to stop toilet roll coming out. 
5 glue to base   



Pound/pool steps:1 get supplies 
2. Hot glue plastic together.
 3 paint the plastic blue. 
4 stick to base 
5 put pebbles around the side. 


Slide steps:1 get supplies
2 fold the paper into the shape of a slide
3 glue popsicle stick to same size as paper.
4 glue the popsicle sticks on as the side 
5 glue to base and tower


Basketball hoop steps:1 get supplies
2 stick pop sticks and cardboard together to make the pole and backboard.
3 stick the wire to the backboard to make the rim.
4 stick the net to the wire.




Swing steps:1 get supplies. 
2 glue sticks into v shape with a little bit of space to put a skewer in and do it twice.
3 glue a skewer to connect them together. 
4 glue two pieces of string a cap and do it again. 
5 glue string to skewer and glue to base.



Bench in steps:1 get supplies
2 make a L shape with the pop sticks.
3 make the stools and stick them on.

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