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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Slam Poetry in Room 6

We were very lucky to have a visiting poet, Te Kahu Rolleston, work with us.

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Natural Disaster (Lemon Volcanoes)

Room 5 nearly had a natural disaster on their hands as they did a scientific investigation to create lemon volcanoes. The results were delightfully messy.

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Science with parachutes

The larger the surface area the more air resistance and the slower the parachute will drop.

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Fingerprints and the Police

Before reading they talked about what they might already know about fingerprints (activating prior knowledge).

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