Doctor Who’s TARDIS

What is a TARDIS?

TARDIS stands for Time and Relative Dimension in Space

The TARDIS can travel to any point in all of time and space and is bigger on the inside than the outside due to trans-dimensional engineering – a key Time Lord discovery. It has a library, a swimming pool, a large boot room, an enormous chamber jammed with clothes and many more nooks, crannies and secrets just waiting to be discovered…

Just like the Doctor, the TARDIS tends to stand out a bit. Its exterior should change to blend in with its surroundings, conforming to a new environment within a moment of arriving there, but this handy facility was lost years ago when its chameleon circuit developed a fault.

The same goes for the distinctive wheezing-groaning sound the ship makes when arriving or dematerialising. According to River Song, if the brakes weren’t left on the cacophony wouldn’t happen, but the Doctor called it ‘…a brilliant noise!’ adding defensively, ‘I love that noise!’

The TARDIS is sturdier than it appears and has survived missile attacks, extreme temperatures, gunfire, alien onslaughts and even the assembled hordes of Genghis Khan couldn’t get through its doors – and they’ve tried. So, the ship is ancient and remarkable, endures as an icon of hope and remains harder to defeat than many would first imagine.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TARDIS

Enjoy playing this Dr Who game

http://www.google.com/doodles/doctor-whos-50th-anniversary

Dictionary Of Mathematical Terms

This year we have used many mathematical terms when doing our maths tasks. Do you remember what they mean?

Using your Bookcreator app  produce a mathematical dictionary of terms and save it into you iBooks library and Edmodo.

Terms you are to include addition, angles, area, capacity, calculator, decimals, division, fractions, graphs, lines, symmetry, mass. ,money, multiplication, number line, perimeter, place value, Shapes 3D and 2D, Nets, subtraction, tessellation, time and volume.

Use your past work tasks and available classroom resources to help you with your definitions.

Share the book you have created with your parents.

http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html

http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/

 

Using our mathematical knowledge to slove problems.

Question 1

John earned 900 dollars in 3 months. He earned the same

amount each month. How much money did he earn per month?

 

Question 2

An elephant has 4 legs.

How many legs do 212 elephants have?

An elephant has ___ legs.

How many legs do ___ elephants have?

 

Question 3

I earned 400 dollars last month.

This month I earned twice that amount.

How much did I earn this month?

Question 4

I can pick 50 apples in 1 day.

How many apples can I pick in 5 days?

 

Question 5

There are 250 cows in a field. Each cow has 4 legs.

How many legs do the 250 cows have altogether?

 

Question 6

I spend 30 dollars per month on lunches.

How much do I spend on lunches per year?

Probability

Today we are exploring Probability. We will be exploring outcomes of chance experiments involving equally likely outcomes and represent probabilities of those outcomes using fractions.
We rolled a dice 100 times and recorded the data we collected. We then used this data to make statements using decimal fractions.
We recorded the information we found on Explain Everything.

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