As part of homework, you are required to answer two thinking tasks- a brainteaser and an interesting research question. You can submit your answer on the blog or in class on Friday!
2/6/14 An electrician and a plumber were waiting in line for admission to the cinema. One of them was the father of the other’s son. How could this be possible?
26/5/14 There was a red bungalow. Everything in it was red – the walls, the carpets, the furniture. What colour were the stairs?
19/5/14 A man went outside in the pouring rain with no protection, but not a hair on his head got wet. How is this possible?
12/5/14 What has a head and a tail but no body?
5/5/14 What goes up and never comes down?
28/4/14 What gets wetter and wetter the more it dries?
2/6/14 What do the four suits of a deck of cards represent? How did they get their name?
26/5/14 Where did the name ‘piggy bank’ come from?
19/5/14 There are ten human body parts that are only 3 letters long. Name them.
12/5/14 As well as having unique finger prints, humans also have unique _____ prints.
5/5/14 Why does cutting onions make me cry? Can I stop it?
28/4/14 What has Easter got to do with chocolate eggs?
Week one 28/4/14:
Brainteaser: A towel gets wetter and wetter the more it dries
Research Task: Chocolate eggs resemble the body of Christ.
by James and Tara
Week 2 5/4/14 :
Brainteaser: your age goes up but never comes down .
: there is a gas in an onion which combines with tears to sting the eye. If you use a sharp knife it will get rid of the gas inside the onion.
by Tara and Steven
Brainteaser: A coin has a head and tail but no body .
Research Task: Humans also have unique tongue print .
by Tara and Ella
Brainteaser:the man was bald
Research Task: leg , arm , jaw , rib , ear , eye , gum , lip , toe and bum.
By Tara and Padraig