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Dancemania Research Projects in Room 8

Room 8 took our dance learning to the next level by choosing a style of dance, completing a research project and making Slide presentations to share. …
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Sound of Science

Did you know you cannot create sound without movement?

Designing A Maths Game

Our thoughts turned to revising and consolidating our basic maths skills. In a writing activity Room 13 students explained what their need was and how…
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Design your moves

‘Design Your Moves’ was Te Huka Team's inquiry focus which involves two main curriculum areas - Dance and Technology. Both these curricular provided a…
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Hands-on Experiences Develop Writing Skills

Playing on the playground, visiting the maze, painting self-portraits, noticing spring or blowing bubbles are just a few of the ‘recreative’ writing m…

Money, Money, Money

If you are at Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, you may have heard some senior students mention that they are being ‘paid’ at school. You have not mishe…
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It's Creepy and it's Spooky

After reading a haunted house story, Room 10 students created  their own mysterious mansions using black pastel and watercolour paint.

Which way do we go?

How do we know where we’re going? We’d probably end up in Timbuktu if we didn’t know.
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Lake Taupo and Its Special Creatures

We have learnt about the ecosystem in Lake Taupo, including the creatures that live in the lake.
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SWOOP the Setting

Imagine you are an eagle - gliding gracefully across the landscape. What do you see with your sharp eyesight?

A mountain range? Peculiar cloud format…

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