Mrs Tyrrell’s Year 8 HASS class were the first class at CBC to use our new interactive sand table. They used the sand table to investigate how 3-dimensional landforms can be shown on a flat screen. The students had the opportunity to construct landforms out of sand and view the projection on a computer screen. There was much “ohhing” and “ahhing” as they saw their creations change in real time on the screen behind the sand table.
Comments from students:
“I enjoyed using the interactive sand pit, it was a great learning experience.” Zac Oldfield
“The sandpit lesson was really fun and I found it pretty educational, I loved being able to turn work into fun.” Amelia Groves
“It was an amazing lesson because we got to be creative, and it was a fun way to learn about the world.” Tahlia Patchett
“It was pretty cool to see how an Island looked from the top and if you moved a mountain of sand it showed how the water crumbled it down.” Precious Tepania
“It was a fun and interactive way to learn about contour lines compared to a text book.” Kalia Smith
“It was a really fun lesson because we got to see what our own Island would look like on a map.” Maddison Carswell