With Mrs. Reymond we have worked on the environment and how to save it. This is why I (Yasmine) and my classmates Ambre, Chloé and Jules have chosen the subject « saving paper ». We have done actions and have written the results of these in the following folder. We have also created a Facebook page to spread the word so that more people can do these things and the effect on the consumption of paper could be really great.
Please read our folder to have more informations and join us on Facebook (...)
How do fireworks work ?
Black powder and the art of making explosions have been known by the Chinese since at least the eighth or nineth century. In Europe, black powder was brought back by Marco Polo from China. It has been used for firearms since 1346. The first real firework was fired at Anne of Austria and Louis XIII’s wedding in 1615. It contained black powder, gold dust and silver dust.
Fireworks have been a traditional part of New Year’s celebrations since they were invented by the (...)
Trip to England, October 2011
Photos and results of the project capturing science.
During the time we had to eat on the Wednesday of the trip to London, I decided to visit the Natural History Museum of London, which is free and located near the place we visited in the morning : the Science Museum. I have completely visited only two rooms in the museum but I have also strolled in the rest of the museum.
So the first room I have completely visited was the minerals gallery : there are a lot of stones coming from all over the world and almost all type of stones or (...)
During the trip to London, we visited the Design Museum...
Les élèves de 2GT2 européenne vont rencontrer Hervé This à l’INSA et participer à des ateliers sur le thème de « food chemistry »
10 Questions to an Australian Girl
I’ve been to Australia during the summer holidays for about three weeks. Then I received an Australia correspondent at my home for more than a month. Actually it was my sister’s correspondant, so she went to Flaubert High School. She flew back to Australia a month ago. I’m now wondering what she remembers from France and how she feels about our country.
1.) When I tell you “France”, what first comes to your mind ?
When you say France, I think of your (...)