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Year 4 MOTAT Adventures

As part of our Unit of Inquiry '‘How we organise ourselves', the Year 4 students visited M.O.T.A.T to inquire into the Technology and inventions of the home, workplace and leisure activities and the circumstances that lead to the development of important inventions and their impact.

The Year 4 students engaged in a rotation of five activities. Our first activity was an educator led workshop session with Teresa. We were really excited to find for our second activity that M.O.T.A.T had the Get Smart and Welcome to the Machine zones. For our third activity we explored the communications exhibition. It was then time for our fourth activity, which was one of the highlights of our trip, the tram ride. Finally our fifth activity the Aviation exhibition; wow there were so many planes and some were huge.

4B’s Highlights:-
It was so much fun but the best bit out of all the things at M.O.T.A.T was the Welcome to the Machine zone. Torrin
My favourite parts were the tram ride and the Aviation Hall. Imogen
My highlight at M.O.T.A.T was looking at the aircrafts. Catherine
I learnt that my great-great-grandad flew in one of the biggest planes at the Aviation Hall. Lucia
A very enjoyable part was writing my name with a feather which the olden day people used. Isabelle
My highlight was the bowl made out of potato skin, it was very cool and you could eat it. Lucas
Everyone learnt something new about inventions from the past, for example dial telephones. Romy
My highlight was the enormous planes at M.O.T.A.T. Julius
My experience at M.O.T.A.T was really cool, I really enjoyed going on a tram to the Aviation Hall and playing video games and looking at the planes. Jake

The day was amazing.