"A Sinking Feeling", Connected – Is that so?, level 4, January 2015
20 January 2015
Mr Tuala's class have just entered the school's Boat Float competition – and lost.
In response to their own questions, the students learn about density and develop some very successful outcomes using this scientific knowledge.
You can find this article and the teacher support materials on Literacy Online: "A sinking feeling".
Other useful resources
An 18 level cruise ship is launched in Germany – the ship makes its maiden trip from the shipyard down a 30 km twisting river to the sea – a voyage where margins are tight.
Indicators of progression for discussion starters
|Characteristics of technology||Use this and other examples to identify examples of creative and critical thinking in technological practice and to identify and categorise knowledge and skills from technology and other disciplines that have informed decisions in technological development||4|
|Outcome development and evaluation|| |
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