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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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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Wonderful world of writing

Mrs O’Sullivan modelled how we could look at different parts of our dinosaur and use the words “like or as” to create a picture in the reader’s mind.

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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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Spectacular Swimming

Room 10, as well as other classes at Wairakei Primary School, have been fortunate enough to take part in the Contact Energy swimming and water safety programme held at the AC Baths.

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