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A shaduf is a hand operated device used for lifting water out of a well or reservoir. It was invented by the Ancient Egyptians.

Everyone is Year 4 and Year 5 designed and made their own shaduf.  The pupils then tested their shaduf and looked at others to investigate which materials and designs were most successful.

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We followed instructions and used art straws and string to make an Ancient Egyptian reed boat.  We had great fun working in pairs. 
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