Sunday, 8 December 2013

Christmas Around the World

We have been researching how Christmas is celebrated around the world.  We chose countries that we were interested in and produced some posters and Google Presentations to share our learning.

We have some here to share with you:

Thursday, 7 November 2013

Enterprise Showcase

Recently at EPS we had an Enterprise Showcase to show what we have learnt and done during our Inquiry this year. Room 16 have worked hard to plan and create a butterfly house to protect monarch caterpillars from predators and encourage monarch butterflies to our school. Here are the results:



Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Our LEARNZ field trip

This term we are taking a virtual field trip to Rakiura otherwise known as Stewart Island.  We will be learning about The Great Walk on Stewart Island and how they are working to save the Kiwi.

Here is the link to the LEARNZ field trip

Before we start our learning we had a discussion about what we already know about Stewart Island and our National Parks, and what we want to find out.

Here are the results:

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Day 3 NZ Maths Week

Today we looked at attributes of shapes.  
We learnt about faces, vertices (corners) and edges of 3D shapes.  We know how to describe a 3D shape using geometry terms.
We also practised counting in te reo Māori.  
Here is a cool game we played and a fun 3D shapes video we watched.  

Monday, 26 August 2013

Day one - Maths Weeks

Day one of Maths week.  

We focused on Quadrilaterals today.  
Do you know what a quadrilateral is?
Here are some cool videos and a game we played to help us remember. 

Sunday, 25 August 2013

New Zealand Maths Week 2013

This week is NZ Maths Week.  
There are lots of exciting activities and events happening over the week!   
The Maths Olympiad (students and teachers!), maths videos, games and lots more.