The Mexican Hat Dance

We are comparing and contrasting life in Mexico with our lives in New Zealand

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We have to dance with a partner2

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

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

Te Huka Explosions

Students got to chose their “passion” from three different options. Our passion project was explosions. Our group had a science focus. Read more about 'Te Huka Explosions'...

Grayson is ready to fire

Mathematical Shops in Room 13

Many of us are finding it challenging to learn our facts to and within 10 and adding on or subtracting 10 (recalling basic facts help us in other areas of Mathematics).

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10. shopping with money

Expanding Yeast

Room 13 is learning how to think like scientists by observing our experiments and investigations and asking questions such as “I wonder what will happen if…..?”.

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2. practising observation skills and patience

Window Sprouts

Room 13 is learning that plants need certain conditions to grow. To help us learn we have been conducting an observation experiment with bean seeds.

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3. sprouts with direct sun