Fitness with our new pedometers and Active Globe

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Last week all the students were given a new pedometer to be used in conjunction with a new website called Active Globe to help us track our steps and achieve our personal goals. Active Globe helps  the students to log their physical activity and achieve a personal goal they have set for themselves. The goal the students needed to decide on is how far on a map do they think their physical activity will take them. We also made a decision on a class goal. Our class goal is to run or walk to Melbourne from our school (as pictured below). We are fast approaching the State border, so we are doing well already as a class.

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It certainly has motivated the students during fitness sessions and in particular our popstick run. 

Our class pet has a name. Meet Jerry.

Our class voted on a name for our class stick insect. Overwhelmingly the class voted for Jerry as pictured below. 

Jerry vote

Jerry

Jerry is visiting his second home this weekend and went home with Alex on Friday afternoon. Alex took some great video footage of Jerry having his lunch and posted it on Edmodo. Here is the footage below. Great work Alex.

Jerry the Stick Insect eating his lunch from Mr Baldock on Vimeo.