To start the term, and get to know each other, I challenged the children to construct a rollercoaster for a ping pong ball from straws! Easy as it sounds it calls for the children to use their science, technology, engineering and maths knowledge. Not to mention the ability to discuss, plan and compromise!
Here are some of the finished articles and, I'll think you'll agree, they rose to the challenge! Scroll to the bottom to see videos of Daniel and Alfie M's groups in action.