Category: Shannen Neal

Breakfast Brain Food

As part of the Poihipi passion projects we have Food Technology and have been investigating different foods and learning basic food preparation and cooking skills.

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16 Enjoying the delicious health breakfast we just made

Spectacular Swimming

Room 10, as well as other classes at Wairakei Primary School, have been fortunate enough to take part in the Contact Energy swimming and water safety programme held at the AC Baths.

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Photo 6 Paige Brooke and Juno Enjoying their swimming lesson together2

Delectable Dazzling Dinosaurs

We also learnt that dinosaurs became extinct about 65 million years ago, before humans even existed! Our minds found it hard to comprehend exactly how long ago this really was.

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17 Paige and Indie J pressing play dough into the bottom of their container2

Room 10 Matariki Learning

Room 10 learnt about Matariki. We discovered that Matariki is a cluster of stars that appear in mid-winter each year to signify the start of the Maori New Year.

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Room 10 Science Week

Each day we tackled a different science experiment during writing time.

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Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

We had fun taking turns measuring, mixing and then rolling the dough into balls

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ANZAC Day

In memory of those who gave their lives we created our very own Room 10 memorial.

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Floating Eggs

We did so through the floating egg experiment. As a group, we first predicted what would happen if we dropped an egg into a glass of water. Read more about 'Floating Eggs'...

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Gg is for Garlic Bread

In Room 10 this week we learnt about the letter Gg. We learnt about garlic.

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