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    Kody enjoys activities that involve water, he likes to splash, make bubbles, pour water into containers and then tip it out as fast as he can. Kody also puts his toys in the bath just to see what happens to them. Kody enjoys swimming, and likes to jump into the pool and make the biggest splash possible. Kody is a confident swimmer who is now exploring other things that he can do while swimming, such as, floating on his noodle, holding his breath, doing back flips, blowing bubbles and recently Kody has started using torpedo rockets. They are multi-coloured, about 15cm in length and are heavy at one end. The torpedo rockets glide through the water and then will sink to the bottom of the pool. With the use of these torpedoes Kody will now take a big breath and dive down to retrieve them. With lots of practice Kody is now able to collect more than one at a time and is confident enough to retrieve them from the deep end of the pool. Kody is confused as to why the small torpedo rockets sink, but his noodle which is much bigger floats. At the beginning of this activity Kody is aware that his torpedoes sink, and his noodle floats. His prior skills and knowledge of what happens in the swimming pool and the exploring that he does with his toys in the bath. Kody shows that he wants to extend his learning and understanding of how different objects perform when placed in water. Curriculum links AC Science/Year 2/Science understanding/physical sciences. ACSSU033 (ACARA, 2014)…

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    those years a myriad of battleships have been brought into the waters for different reasons and causes. The Battleship, Destroyers, may not be most durable ship, but it’s capable of carrying their own weight while maxing out their speed, stealth, and surprising firepower. Torpedoes are the foremost destructive weapon on the Destroyers (“The Battleship”). Torpedoes can completely destroy types of class ships, as long as they can hit them (“The Battleship”). This warship is capable of taking part…

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    How Submarines Work

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    How do submarines work? It depends on what their power source, engine, and hull is made out of. The difference in how they work could also lead into what their purpose is. There are many things that make a Submarine work like their engine, power source, weapons, and hull plating; they all rise and submerge essentially the same way. How do subs rise and sink? It is done with something called the Archimedes Principle. To sink the sub has several different components that have to move. One of…

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    What makes a submarine so interesting?Submarines were invented in 1775. In the passage Dave Bushnell created a submarine to fighgt British forces. Bushnell tested the submarine for a while and got a hang of it. Bushnell got sick and wasnt able to ride the submarine and they used it to complete several missions. Many missions were completed by submarine and the first mission was a fail. The mission was not completed but the message got threw to their enimies and they succeeded with…

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    “The biggest risk is not taking any risk...In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risk. -Mark Zuckerberg. This quote was stated by the author in a interview where he is trying to give helpful advice to early entrepreneurs. This quote basically means if you don 't take a chance that greatly affects your life then you probably will fail because you didn 't even try. This quote fits in our society today because of all the new technology…

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    On January 20, 1961 John Fitzgerald Kennedy took the oath of office to become the 35th president of the United States. At the time Kennedy’s inaugural speech was given, America had been faced with a major threat from the Soviet Union, as the Cold War between these two world superpowers had heightened. JFK’s goal was to preserve peace but in the event of a global crisis, he wanted to ensure that the country was unified into a strong force not to be reckoned with. Many opposed JFK and felt for…

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    Historical information on the situations that occurred prior to the passing of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution. On August 2, 1964, the destroyer USS Maddox, while performing a signals intelligence patrol as part of DESOTO operations, was pursued by three North Vietnamese Navy torpedo boats. The Maddox, in response, fired 3 warning shots and the North Vietnamese boats then attacked with torpedoes and machine gun fire. In the exchange, 1 U.S. aircraft was damaged, three north Vietnamize torpedo…

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    There were dreadnought battleships, pre-dreadnought battleships, torpedo boats, destroyers, monitors, submarines, and cruisers. The types of primary ships evolved throughout the war. Dreadnought Battleships These types of battleships were named after the warship that the British introduced in WWI. They differed from previous battleships because they had a primary armament of guns and a light secondary armament to defend themselves against other ships. The defensive weaponry was mainly for…

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    He created the submarine, an underwater vessel. He invented the torpedo for naval warfare to be successful under water and discreetly done. Fulton in his early life had no interest in naval warfare. This is seen when Hartenberg says, “Naval matters played no role in the first phase of Robert Fulton’s life” (Hartenberg 4), showing that he did not have any past experience with naval affairs before his canal engineering career. Together naval warfare is what Robert Fulton truly impacted on society…

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    There were 2.402 people killed in the bombing of Pearl Harbor. This event changed history. Authors can use this history to change the way we see it in book. In the book Into The Killing Seas By Michael Spradlin uses this history very acutely. This book is accurate because of its shark attacks, as how the USS Indianapolis sunk. The book Into the killing seas By Michael Spradlin is definitely one of the most action packed books I have read. This is a story about Benny, Teddy, and…

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