Thursday, June 2, 2011

I Am Making Movies 2 Entry

Here is a movie created by Kaycee, Jonita,Calvin and me with the help of our extension teacher and some year six's to give us some tips. This movie was an entry for the I am Making Movies 2 competition. The movie is about three kids who were meant to go to kapa haka practice but they go to the musem instead. When they go the musem they learn more about there culture. Hope you enjoy our movie.

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Archimedes Inventions

Some scientist mathematicians in the ancient world were not as good as Archimedes. Who is Archimedes you are probably wondering? Archimedes is a man who invented many things in his ancient Greek days. People in the ancient world looked up to him as the master and the wise one. No-one forgot him in those days. Archimedes was the last mathematicians.

Archimedes was born at 287 B.C. in Syracuse Sicily. He interested in inventing from his dad Phidias. sometimes he so busy that he would forget to eat.

Archimedes invented a ship shaking device called the Claw. He invented it in 214 B.C.. The Claw was invented to ward off attacking Roman ships. The claw was made by 2 poles, a pulley system and a large hook.

His inventions are not like the inventions today. That is Archimedes and how he grew up.