Twists & Turns

In the book, Sam is disappointed when all of the clown's balloons are given to other children. Then the clown makes her a special balloon dog and gives it to her. Read more about 'Twists & Turns'...

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Glo-Germs

First, we needed some volunteers. Riley, Nathan and Asharntay were up for the challenge and thought they were good hand washers. Read more about 'Glo-Germs'...

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Math that Matters

As we are currently learning about global issues so we put our data detective hats back on to find out - What global issue Room 8 is most concerned about? Read more about 'Math that Matters'...

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Step by Step, Little by Little

We wish students to acquire and begin to use sources of information and processes, to identify and express ideas when writing. Read more about 'Step by Step, Little by Little'...

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Room 12 uncovers Material World Mysteries

The children discovered that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a big patch of garbage/rubbish in the middle of the northern Pacific Ocean. It is caught in the water currents. Read more about 'Room 12 uncovers Material World Mysteries'...

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Rubbish Reactions

Room 1 looked at photos of different parts of the world showing huge amounts of rubbish gathered in one area. Countries such as India and Mexico really shocked us. Read more about 'Rubbish Reactions'...

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Geology in Room 3

Where did our great lake come from? Why do we have steam coming up from under the ground around us? Why do we have rocks like pumice and obsidian around... Read more about 'Geology in Room 3'...

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Going Global

We have learnt about what it means to Go Global and what we can do to help save our planet. Read more about 'Going Global'...

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Eruption of Science

The understanding of lava flow, reactions, pressure building up and land formation has been exciting and fun for all of us. Read more about 'Eruption of Science'...

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The Big Eruption

Our big focus was our local volcanoes Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe as well as how our lake was formed.

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