Room 13 Drivers

We are learning how to ask or generate questions when we want to learn about something, to know more about something or how to do something.

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8. Tom and Emily recreating the Eiffel Tower using blocks

Arty Technologists

We also learned that it is okay to change things as we go because when we start building we may realise that what we thought would work, doesn’t.

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8. choosing a variety of construction materials

Sweet & Sour

As a follow up to our ‘In My Words’ collaborative inquiry, where we did some Home Science activities

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5. Experiencing a chemical reaction

Our New Class

The gorgeous children from Room 11 and 16 are in their new classroom and they love it!

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Scone for One, Anyone

The purpose of this activity was to extend their experiences and personal explanations of the natural world through exploration, play, asking questions, and discussing simple models.

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8. First tastes

S.T.E.M – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it infiltrates every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Read more about 'S.T.E.M – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths'...

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William Retell

Chose to re-enact the story of William Tell. You can see Asti playing Carl, with the apple on his head

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Growing and Making Rewena Bread in Room 6

We thought the bug was really stinky, but we realised that this meant it was happy and it was alive.

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Art for Maths in Room 6

We also had to make sure that our circle was symmetrical so that it would line up with the other quarters when printed.  When it was ready, we rolled paint onto our craft foam and then flipped it onto a piece of paper. 

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Room 6’s Passion Projects - Saving the World

We sifted through a container of Lake Taupo sand - that Mrs Thompson had scooped up from by the yacht club - and found a huge amount of plastic pieces.

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Litter collected by Room 6