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Monday, April 21, 2014

How do things move in water?

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We designed and modified boats to test in our school pool.
see how they fared in the water here http://tinyurl.com/mnvog95

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

100 word story



The night sky lit up as there was a mighty roar . suddenly I woke up,I could smell something burning , I could see smoke , I felt really Hot ,  I felt really really hot , I could feel the vibration . It was a volcano . I came running into my parents room , Iwoke them up . ''There's a volcano '' I shouted into mums ear . ''Quick'' dad said , go and start building a raft while I go wake up Toby . We gathered sticks , leaves , bamboo and cocunuts for food , put the raft together . We were finished , dad came sprinting . We got on the raft and paddeled home . By Jade

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Book Adverts in 30seconds!!!

Today we did some impromptu book adverts in 30 seconds - its actually harder than you think....

We used our class iPad...we only had a small minute to think of what to say too!

What do you think of them???

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Camp Blog

Last month we went to the hall to learn about camp.
Two days later we finally set of to camp. the camp was Carey Park Christian camp 
We traveled in cars not bus it wasn't  that far away.
When we got there we had to wait because the cleaners where running late.
While we waited we met the staff and we got told the rules and where not to go.
Finally we got to go in our cabins and put our bags in them.
At 4 pm we went to our first activity wich was kyaking, it was realy fun after that the people that had duties did them while the other people looked around the camp at 6 pm we had dinner which was a child friendly curry, veges, rice, chicken and bread.

After dinner we had a games night we had four games. the games where ant eaters and fairy god-mothers, red light green light, paper scissors rock and never ending tag. Then we had supper
after that we had time to get ready for bed then after about 20 minutes we went to bed.
When we woke up we couldn't leave our cabins till 7.00 am but after we were allowed to have showers we had time to get dressed and while people where doing duties for breakfast while everyone else had free time.
For breakfast we had toast, Weetbix and corn flakes and porridge after breakfast we went to our first  activity for the day which was raft building it was slow but worth the time then we had morning tea we had biscuits then we went to our next activity which was rock-climbing  we had lunch it was hot chips and pizza then we  did 1 more activity which before afternoon tea which was more biscuits then we did 2 more activity's which was air rifles and archery after that we had dinner, for dinner we had chicken drumsticks, peas, carrots, salad and broccoli once everyone finished we had desert it was nice pudding then we had our our campfire and our burma, trail we went into the wood's and we had to hold on to a rope it was realy dark but really fun the parents tried to scare us along the way after that we had supper then we went to bed.
just like yesterday we couldn't leave our cabins till 7.00 and had a bit of free time before breakfast then we had one activitywhich was confindince course then we had morning tea then our last activity for the whole camp stay which was flying fox after our last activity we had our last meal which was lunch then we packed up and headed back to school.
by Dom and Josh


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Boss camp

Last month we went to camp firstly the flying fox you had to put a full body harness and a helmet on it felt weird because it was an full body harness and because of the weight and it was scary because it was so high at the top but it was really fun going down the instructor asked some people to do a challenge yo hang upside down going down it sounded scary when he said it to me Jed and I was thinking about it and I said yes and it was really fun when you did it. The flying fox was really long too at the end there was a tree some people hit it with there feet.

Secondly the raft building the stuff you used were bamboo 3 gasoline containers 2 barrels and rope.
Your team split in half and your half of your team tries to make a better raft than the other half of your team. After you have made your raft you have to take it in to the waterhole and try to get over to the other side if you get over you add on another person after you have done you get to do the rope swing and maybe the water slide.

Thirdly Air rifles  you had to sit on the bench wait for your turn there was 3 people at a time.
Also you could only shoot 1 bullet at a time after you have shot it once you have to reload.
You have 6 shots each and 3 turns each but if you get it done quick you could get 3 turns  with 3 shots each.

Lastly Archer going down the crunching gravel driveway on to the wooden hut Andre was the only left on the outside handed person that we know so far Andre got two bulls eyes in one go and Jed got two to.

The last night at camp we did a burma trail at pitch black and we had to hold on to a rope and follow it and it went every where like around trees and it went left and right .
There were the adults\ parent helper hiding behind trees to scare us some people grab your leg and  make noises but after we got cooked marsh mellows and they were really yum

By Jed and Andre