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by CATHY BROWN No:255 27 06 2022
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I hope you're having a great day today!
Several times a month I crack open my computer and think what the heck am I going to write for this Month's VT Newsletter. And you know, there is always something new that I am excited about.
I have loved the fun we had with our GEOLOGY STEM Day, The Moon is made of GREEN Cheese made everyone laugh. The Voice Typing is so splendid, and the rest - well it's in a Nutshell down below.
84% of people reading this will not find the the mistake in this: A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z.
The answer is at the end.

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Weathering Erosion and Deposition- we had such fun with this topic. Actually spent a whole day of fun.

1. Working in groups, model a tote tray of sand into a landscape of mountains, hills plains and volcanoes. Tapered them to a shoreline.
2.Draw a picture of the landscape, before weathering, erosion and deposition occur and label with all the splendid landscape words.
3. Pour water through a small hole in a cup over the landscape slowly. Observe what happens.
4. Draw a picture of your landscape after the weathering, erosion and deposition have occured.
5. Make a DUPLO mountain. Make a river path using masking tape.
6. We put on the weathering, erosion and deposition signs - you can download them here. Print them out on A4
Here's one of the images:
Check out the Video here
DOWNLOAD Weathering, Erosion and Deposition signs.


This is a splendid addition to google suite. Some of your kiddos who find typing challenging will just love it. I love it to, it let's me be even more creative.

Check out this excellent video intro here.

I know I know, dictation has been around a while, but the voice to text option here let's you do all sorts of voice controlled editing as well. I love it. Here's a list of some of the commands you can use.


Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell

Be one of the 18.6m subscribers to this amazing science channel
A team of illustrators, animators, number crunchers and one dog who aim to spark curiosity about science and the world we live in. To them nothing is boring if you tell a good story. This site was recommended to me by Max N.of Stage 3 - a brilliant mind.


1. NASA sent mice to the moon. Why would they do this except to test the theory that the moon is made of cheese where mice could survive.
Fe, Fi, Fo, Fum, and Phooey were five mice who traveled to the Moon and circled it 75 times on the 1972 APOLLO17 mission.pollo 17 mission.
2. Lunar rock 10017 has a shock wave velocity of 1.84 kilometres per second. This velocity is an indirect measurement of the compositon of rocks. A study of shock wave velocities of cheese shows that there are variations such as 1.75 km/sec (Emmental, Switzerland), 1.75 km/sec (Cheddar, UK)and 1.83 km/sec (Gjetost, Norway). The moon is therefore made of green cheese. What’s more, it’s made of Gjetost, a Norwegian green cheese!
Ian Plimer - A Short History of the Planet Earth pp41

3. Wallace and Gromit went there in "A Grand Day Out - Landing on the Moon” and ate cheese.
4. Because it is formed in the Milky Way.
5. If you zoom in really close to the lunar surface, it reveals a cheese like texture proving the theory that the moon is made of cheese. Check out Google Moon
6. You can buy Moon Cheese Snacks

What do you think? What is your evidence?
If the moon is indeed made of green cheese, then all other observations and measurements must be in agreement with the cheese composition. They are not and accordingly, the theory that the Moon is made of green cheese is rejected.
This is the way science works.


Check out the video. Check out the videos here.
The task was
To create a landscape using sand in a tote tray and draw it.
Use 1 cup of water to simulation weathering, erosion and depostion.
Draw your landscape after adding the water.
Make an ArtBot with a DC motor that draws. Lots of fun and great creativity. Check out the videos here


84% of people reading this will not find the the mistake in this: A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I,J,K,L,M,N,O,P,Q,R,S,T,U,V,W,X,Y,Z.
There are 2 "the"s in the sentence. Did you get it????

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