Year 6 students have been investigating, researching and evaluating how interactions with animals and humans occur and how they can be improved. By learning about the differences between animals, the interactions we have with them, interactions that occur between species of animals and also problems and solutions to human activity.
Students have designed oil spill cleanup machines and programmed robots to carry out a variety of tasks to help animals in different situations. Lynn from Rainbow Animal Farms came to Charles Campbell College on Thursday the 22nd of March to demonstrate interactions and talk about ecological relationships with students. Students were also given the opportunity to interact with the animals themselves and demonstrated their new knowledge.
Miss Hancock’s year 7 science class produced a Virtual Reality panorama. The panorama picture included a local parkland of which they embed the 3-D image with scientific info-graphs. They were then able to view these using Google Cardboard headsets. They also had the opportunity to experience a real virtual reality headset (HTC Vive); an emerging technology that is fast becoming relevant to today’s youth. Staff and students had to defend a castle from an invading horde using a bow and arrow. It was quite fun to watch them knock an invisible arrow and let it fly!