Year 2 have been spending time exploring how Place Value can be represented in different ways. We’ve also been finding useful & creative ways of using our maths resources to help us learn. I asked, “what’s the same and what’s different, on the hundred square and multiplication square?” Any ideas?
Things we noticed:
- A fine white dust comes out of the stick when we cut it with the saw.
- When we rub sandpaper on our sticks it makes the wood more smooth (and the colour seems to change)
- The blade of the saw and the cut end of the stick got warmer after we had cut it, but quickly cooled down.
- The drill cut through the stick slowly, but went through the grass quickly.
Can anyone use their knowledge to help us understand what we noticed?