Who was Leonardo of Pisa?

Leonardo of Pisa is probably not a name you will instantly recognise, but, you are sure to know him by his nickname - Fibonacci, the 13th century mathematician from Italy. Fibonacci roughly translates to 'Son of Bonacci' and this name was given to Leonardo by the French mathematician Édouard Lucas in the 1870s. A recent Sydney … Continue reading Who was Leonardo of Pisa?

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Year 5, MARS & STEM in Term 1

What an awesome term of STEM we had in year 5! The main objectives were to learn about the planet Mars, space missions to Mars, the role of NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and the people that work there, discover if humans could live on Mars and what life would be like there. So, … Continue reading Year 5, MARS & STEM in Term 1