Lighting Up Science

Inquiry for Term 3 is called ‘Phunky Physics’ and the rationale is to predict, observe, and explain everyday examples of scientific phenomena. Read more about 'Lighting Up Science'...

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Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz

Wairakei Primary School supports a group of selected up and coming Year 5 and Year 6 mathematical experts in a 7-8 week training programme to compete in the local contest, MathsMatters. Read more about 'Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz'...

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Physics Fun

Physics teaches people to accept reality with awe and admiration, not to mention the amazement and joy that comes with it - Lise Meitner (Austrian-Swedish physicist). Read more about 'Physics Fun'...

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Learn it Prove it

Room 9 students have been learning to use all opportunities that present themselves, some students have managed to use these past two weeks to teach small groups of children skills... Read more about 'Learn it Prove it'...

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Patterns All Around Us

Patterns are all around us. As a teacher I find peace and wonder in the patterns I notice in nature when I am out walking. Read more about 'Patterns All Around Us'...

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Shining Stars

First, we learned what a sequence is and then how to continue on that sequence repeatedly to make a pattern. Read more about 'Shining Stars'...

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