Here are the links to the websites we were talking about in class.

http://www.peeweereese.com/index.php

http://www.biography.com/people/jackie-robinson-9460813#a-voice-for-african-american-athletes

Here are the links to the websites we were talking about in class.

http://www.peeweereese.com/index.php

http://www.biography.com/people/jackie-robinson-9460813#a-voice-for-african-american-athletes

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Here is a Heritage Minute about Viola Desmond.

Here is some more information on the story we read in class. Click on the link below to find out more about Viola Desmond.

http://blackhistorycanada.ca/profiles.php?themeid=20&id=13

Here is some more information on honouring Viola Desmond on the $10 bank note.

http://www.bankofcanada.ca/2016/12/viola-desmond-chosen-as-bank-note-able-woman/

Here is the link to the “American Viola Desmond” we read about today in class.

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Here is the official website for the energy transformation machines we looked at in class. Check out some of the crazy machines in the Gallery.

http://www.rubegoldberg.com/?page=home

Here are the two games we tried in class based on rube goldberg machines:

Goldburger to Go

http://pbskids.org/zoom/games/goldburgertogo/rubegame.html

Tom and Jerry Mousetrap

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Below are some fraction activities to try:

Parts of a Whole

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/con_math/g03c21.html http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/bowling_for_fractions/ http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/cross_the_river/

Equivalent Fractions:

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/mmath/mmath_frac.html http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/elab2002/grade_3/010.html http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_105_g_2_t_1.html?from=category_g_2_t_1.html http://www.learningplanet.com/sam/ff/index.asp http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/math-games/melvins-make-match/

Math Live 5: Equivalent Fractions http://www.learnalberta.ca/content/me5l/html/math5.html

Fractions on a Number Line

http://www.bgfl.org/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/fractions/level4.htm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/game/ma17frac-game-ordering-fractions http://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/fraction-number-line.html

http://www.taw.org.uk/demo/mathematics/shapes/fractionStrip.htm

Mixed Numbers and Improper Fractions

http://www.xpmath.com/forums/arcade.php?do=play&gameid=37

http://www.visualfractions.com/MixedtoFracC/mixedtofrCircles.html

http://www.aaamath.com/fra57c-fract2mixedld.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/fractions/mathman_improper_fractions.htm

Relating Fractions to Decimals

http://www.eduplace.com/kids/mw/manip/mn_5.ht

Hi Class Five-O!

I heard some of you are having a tough time with the mystery. I have posted it below to give you a chance to work on it at home.

What’s wrong with the painting?

Clue #1 It has something to do with his clothes.

Clue #2 It has something to do with his tie.

Clue #3 It has something to do with the pattern.

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The Bay of Fundy has the highest tides in the world. Hold down your mouse and run it over the picture to see the high and low tides.

Imagine if we could harness this tidal power!

http://bayoffundytourism.com/worlds-highest-tides/interactive/

(works better in Google Chrome)

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What do you think is the explanation for the disappearance of the captain, his family and the crew of the Mary Celeste?

Please add a comment and explain why you choose the answer you did.

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