Te Mihi Challenges

The challenge was to build a car out of recycled ‘stuff’ and launch it down a ramp.

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Skype a scientist

This inquiry sprouted from our Skype a scientist Priyanka Kushwaha a microbiologist from Arizona

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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

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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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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Racing into BMX passion

This experience gave them a chance to demonstrated their use of the Wairakei Power as well as their key competency Managing ourselves in a different environment and working alongside others to give it a go

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Sand Monsters

In Room 9 we have been learning about catalysts required for some reactions to occur.

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Exploring Our Senses

Chrissy-Lee and Nathan had to tell us some describing words about what they were feeling

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Dancing Ghosts… Woooooo

After several demonstrations, the children learnt how to create static energy themselves, by rubbing an inflated balloon, vigorously, up and down their school polar fleeces.

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