Captivating Planets

One of the various things we learnt about were the planets in our very own solar system. Read more about 'Captivating Planets'...

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Our Biodegradable Experiment

We all collected items to bury to find out if they would biodegrade. We buried a sock, banana skin, tea bag, orange skin, cardboard, card off a tooth bush packet,... Read more about 'Our Biodegradable Experiment'...

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Spring has sprung

Who doesn’t love a little bit of poetry? And what better season to write about than Spring? 

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Seed Germination

Room 13 have been focusing on the living world and the life processes of plants. We undertook to germinate a bean or pea seed by wrapping them in a damp... Read more about 'Seed Germination'...

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Pizza

As part of our inquiry, ‘From Here to There’, we investigated where our food comes from. We decided to make pizza because it is delicious and everyone in the class likes pizza.

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Magic Beans

Using face masks for this fairy tale, we all took a turn to role-play a character, making sure we changed the tone of our voices and used body actions like... Read more about 'Magic Beans'...

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Playground Designers in the Making

The children brought their personal experiences of playing on playgrounds to this activity as well as using the internet and books to research the topic and get inspiration. Read more about 'Playground Designers in the Making'...

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Beeswax Wrap

Shannon took us all on a tour of the Taupo Recycling Centre, came into class to talk about rubbish, and also brought everything we needed to make beeswax wraps. Read more about 'Beeswax Wrap'...

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