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Sunday, November 29, 2015

How does a Party Popper Pop?

We wondered how a party popper pops.
We looked at the labels on the party poppers - there is a lot of safety information.
We imagined what might be going on inside the container - we draw what we thought

Some of our theories:

Nitya - https://youtu.be/jHBcrtKKRdY

Joel - https://youtu.be/GherlYIrv7k

Harry - https://youtu.be/Bu7-VXNvxcQ

We did get to POP them after we had dissected one...WITH safety glasses




Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Mojo's Incident

This is Mojo our classroom friend and Mojo travels houses every Friday and comes back on Monday to see his cheesy home.This week Mojo went to my house and Mojo had a incident,a banana peel incident.I got the  script idea  from my dad, and my dad got the idea from this American boxer that is REALLY funny!It took me about 53 SECONDS  to eat the banana because i was not  hungry and it was a BIG banana!Before I filmed the offical  video I did about 5 practice rounds just so I knew what I was doing and saying.I used my Ipad Mini and this app called IMovie to film and edit.My dad was actually the one behind the Ipad and keeping the Ipad steady and moving it.
Mojo was not harmed in the making of this video...........
By Svetlana

Monday, November 23, 2015

Kiwi Haikus


As santa eats pies
He puts on his shorts and top
Then Finishes pies

Fishing for snapper
On Christmas eve caught whitebait
Then eat all his lines


Barbeque sizzles,
Under Pohutukawa red,
As the sun goes down.

Santa's on his way,
A morepork shouts its cheer,
Christmas is coming!


A surfing man fell
Eating pavlova and kiwifruit
On a massive wave

Santa wears jandals
Eating mince pies and strawberries
On his sleigh to town

Jacob C

Hunting is awesome
The rifle is loud when echoes
The valleys are big

Shotgun is heavy
When trying to shoot it's sore
At your moving deer 


A surfing person
And swimming in the ocean
then getting tanned

The flightless kiwi
Picking in the undergrowth
Small brown and fluffy


Waiting  for kiwis
Watching the sun go down now
Singing the carols

Sunbathing on sand
Climb Pohutukawa trees
Wearing my jandals 


Christmas is coming
Let's put the barbeque up
Sadly there's no snow

Sitting at the beach
Eating pineapple lumps yum
Looking at the sea


I've brung pavlova
Playing at the sandy beach
Eating kiwifruit

Splashing through the sea
Wearing jandals on Christmas
Eating barbeque


Nocturnal Kiwis
Fat Kererua eating berries
As Morepork hoots


Standing tall in the forest
Very beautiful


Swimming cold river
Snapper swishing with the bait
Sailing on the sea

Friday, November 20, 2015

The Great Marshmallow and Spaghetti challenge!

The Great Marshmallow and Spaghetti challenge!

Teams of 3
14 mini marshmallows
20 sticks of spaghetti 

The challenge - make the tallest free standing tower using only what's been provided 

Teamwork and some planning was needed

Monday, November 16, 2015

Where in the WORLD is that?

Test your Geography! https://geoguessr.com/

Search around street view and find CLUES to locate the place in 5 guesses!


Code that!

Today we started coding!
We each have a login using Code.org

We learnt the basics of coding using the Hour of Code

then we practiced some of our skills using Star Wars and Flappy Bird

Friday, November 6, 2015

Mojo's adventures with Miki

Mojo had a fun time at the Firework Trust Stadium. Mojos mind was blowing away when he saw the fireworks. But he missed the rest of the class, besides that he was so happy all that weekend.
Guess what?
He learnt how to ride a Skateboard. 
Mojo has been adventuring with other people in Laingholm and seeing different things all around Auckland. Mojo had the best weekend EVER!!!!!!! by Mikayla

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Mojo's Halloween Experience

Sean, Keir, Mojo and I, had a fun time munching lollies and scaring people during Halloween. Mojo is a happy chappy but when Mojo is in Halloween mode he is.... still very happy  (because of the lollies) Mojo stayed up late trick or treating so we did still have to come home at one point and that's when Mojo was sad.      
By Jayden.