Category: Angel Chauval-Smith

Big OE to Greece

We compared and contrasted, the differences in environments; educations; currency; history; parliaments/governments; demography and houses.

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Journey to the centre of the earth

We are learning how to think like scientists by observing our world around us while looking at what it means to be a scientist and explaining what we see and learn.

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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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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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Visitor from out of Space

While reading this book, Poppy, Jordyn-Lea, Patrick, Jack and Casey were very interested in what a scarecrow is and what they would be like in the real world, they wanted to create their very own scarecrow and find out.

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scarecrow from space as a wairakei student

Awesome Real life learning

To further their exploration of this idea we arranged for them to construct and build a kitset desk by themselves without any adult intervention, using the instructions and their own amazing skills.

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Fireworks in a jar

Room 9 rated this explosion 4 stars out of 5 stars for its success as an explosion.

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Sharing is Caring

In Room 9 we have been practising being kind and caring - helping others by sharing what we know, being patient and understanding.

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