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Community Celebration

Here is a video about Whanau Day that happened on Wednesday. It was about presenting the Kai Garden to our school. Some children were in groups presenting in their stations to all the parents and classes.

Topic Reflection Term 3

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Energy –The Balance of Life
What is energy?
Energy is a source for many things like electrical energy, wind energy, solar energy, muscular energy, etc.


Where do humans get energy from?
Humans get their energy from food, healthy food, which has protein in it (fruits and vegetables)
Plants
1. What substance does a tree use for food?
a. photosynthesis                                                       b. chlorophyll

c. glucose                                                                   d. leaves

2. What four things does a tree need for photosynthesis? (highlight your answer in yellow)
a)_Water___________________
b)_Carbon Dioxide____________
c)_Sunlight_________________
d)_Glucose__________________

3. What causes a tree's leaves to appear green?
Chlorophyll

4. What signals a tree to preparing for winter?

a. The days become colder.
b. The weather becomes dry.
c. There are more rainy days.
d. There are fewer hours of sunlight.

5. How does a tree get water?
a. It makes water in its leaves. b. It t…

Loud Shirt Day.

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Today is 'Loud Shirt' day. This day is about supporting deaf kids. All the money will go to the deaf society so that technology can be provided to help kids hear better.

We think that this is an important charity as the money will help kids like Charday in our class who is partially deaf.

The Bush

Once, there lived three boys named Tim, Tom, and Jerry. They were going into a bush for a couple of days for camping. Tim likes to be outdoors and smell the fresh air. Tom liked the sun, coming down to shine on his fine looking face, and Jerry, was the third wheel in their friendship. They took lots of water and food, and the tent too. The three decided to take a walk down the bush, where all of nature comes to enjoy.  The three were amazed when they were walking. They saw birds, leaves, trees, and lakes. They heard the song of the birds, singing in harmony.

As they were getting near the end of the bush, Jerry was getting de-hydrated, tired and exhausted. “Oh, man, how long have we gone?” asked Jerry, groaning badly. “We’re nearly there, we just need to walk a little longer to the end.”  said Tim, pointing at the end of the bush. “Well we need to hurry, or else we’ll get lost.” exclaimed Tom. “Why?” asked Jerry, “It is Because, some people say that a monster called ‘The Bush Monster’ …

Plants in Te Reo