Sunday, 19 February 2017

Apple Sauce - Cooking at Technicraft

Apple Sauce!

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At Technicraft today, my partner Philomena and I decided to make applesauce for cooking.
We had to design our jars to put our exquisite apple sauce inside it.

What you will need:
4 cloves
½ tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1 medium saucepan
2 Measuring spoons
2 peelers
2 Chopping Board
6 Apples

Instruction 1:
At first, we turned the oven on to fan force and turned the temperature to 100 degrees.
After that, we peeled 6 apples with a peeler on a chopping board and put it into a saucepan
with a bit of cold water.

Instruction 2:
Later on, we took the lid of the jar and put it in the oven so that when it’s time to put the
applesauce in it, the jar wouldn’t break. When the apple was ready and on the stove, we added
4 cloves in the pot to give it a bit of flavour and waited for the apples to boil.

Instruction 3:
As the apples boiled, we took it off the stove and added a tablespoon of butter and 1
tablespoon of sugar, then mashed it with a fork or a wooden spoon.

Instruction 4:
Finally, we put the applesauce in our decorated jars and took it back to school with us.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Science with Bubbles!

Wow! Do you know how to blow a bubble into another?

Today on the 16th of February 2017 Room 8 and I went to the Pakuranga Intermediate school for technicraft . What I have learned from Technicraft was how to blow a bubble into another bubble inside the bubble. A bubble is in a bubble inside another. After that Miss Gawith who is my science teacher gave us some materials. Our materials were 1 container and straws. Then Miss Gawith added the 100 millilitres of water into our container. When I blew a bubble it kept on making a Caterpillar. Today I really had a fun day.

A worthwhile read.

This book is a history book!

Monday, 13 February 2017

Whale Stranding in New Zealand - by Athea

While learning to enter data into spreadsheets, we looked at the instances where there have been whale strandings in New Zealand. I chose to look at the years from 2012. My graph shows that there are over 152 whale strandings in New Zealand, by 2013 it started to decrease, and unfortunately, from 2014-2017 the number of strandings has increased. Knowing this information - makes me ask why?

Walht: use a spreadsheet to create data displays.

Athea's Basic facts spreadsheet

This student starts to improve his basic facts test by week five and starts to decrease on week 6.

I am learning to use a spreadsheet to create data displays.