Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Water rockets

  1. What is the best number of fins?   I think four fins would be better because my one's didn't go far 
  2. What happens to the water rocket if you do not have fins?   it doesn't fly well . 
  3. What is the best nose shape?     one like an ice cream cone.
  4. What happens if you have a flat nose shape?   it doesn't fly well.
  5. Does ballast at the nose make any difference?  no. 
  6. What is the right amount of water?    A half of bottle of water .
  7. Explain what happens if you have too much water?  it doesn't fly .
  8. What is pushing the rocket to make it go faster? the air from the pump.
  9. Name the 4 forces that effect the water rockets flight?    the fins  and the cone  and water.
  10. What keeps the rocket moving once the water has all come out?   the  air .
  11.  If you were to make a water rocket again what changes would you make? make it a bit better

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Interacting spheres

Atmosphere -  Air. 
biosphere - life  .
Hydrosphere- water.
Lithosphere- ground.

1. A tree is blown down by wind   biosphere/ Atmosphere
2. A person get caught in the rain  biosphere /hydrosphere 
3. Hail damages a sugar cane  crop   hydrosphere / biosphere
4 .Air next to the ground becomes warm atmosphere /lithosphere
5.  water vapor condenses hydrosphere / Atmosphere/
6. Lightning  strikes a park Atmosphere  biosphere
7.  A flash  flood forms hydrosphere 
8. A puddle seep into the ground  hydrosphere / lithosphere 

rock climbing biosphere -lithosphere 

                         swimming  - biosphere  - hydrosphere


1.A volcanic eruption at sea.
   lithosphere , hydrosphere,atomosphere

2.A hurricane in Fiji that kills 20 people.
    Atmosphere,biosphere , lithosphere

3.A snowfall in Africa.
    hydrosphere, lithosphere , atmosphere

Thursday, November 23, 2017

poha to kirihou

This term  we have been learning about  how  food was preseved has changed  since the early days.

I have learnt  that you can make    beeswax wraps

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Newspaper report #1

WALT write a newpaper report.

Newspaper report Crime Scene                                                                            
In Australia 11 of June 2006 there was a body found in a swamp. It  was a man  his name was Noah  and his last name is Smith. It look like he got into a fight with someone. The person pushed him into the  swamp . Maybe  the person was wanting  him  to die. So someone called  the police and they went to his parents house and said “sorry  but  your son is dead.”  So they   planned a funeral at the care home funeral place so his parents phoned all of their family and friend and told them there’s a funeral.

Friday, September 22, 2017

The piano

WALT write a descriptive piece of writing from the old man's point of veiw as ge recalls his memories.

The piano
I am an old man I love to play the piano  when I was playing the piano I started to remember stuff like  when I was in the army and my brother got shot in the arm I had tears ran down my face  .  an like when  it was my 8th birthday  I got an toy horse and gave it to my 5 year old grandson  . Now I  started  to remember some happy we would the play the piano together and when we went to  Bali  and when we were in bali  we went to   a  water park and we went down the big  water slide and when  we stayed at   a nice hotel it was as beautiful as a flower and it was as big as  the sky tower   it was a long  flight  home  me and my wife  sat on the plane for ages   a  few days later  my wife    just fainted in my arms  and so I called the ambulance  and they said that she had an heart attack  and said that  they have some sad news   you might want to sit down  am sorry but she has past away  she died in her sleep  i’m very sorry.  I started to cry I was very sad that she died.   But  you could of did something  so that she could stay alive . It was the next and it was her funeral  and there was a lot of people  and it was my turn to do my speech so I said my speech then I sat down  I had tear ran down my face   I was really  sad . It was the next  day  I  wasn’t  feeling well  so I went to the doctors the said that I have cancer and I have  bowl   so I was going to die soon  I just told them that my wife just die   a few days  ago and they said well that was very sad   they ask how  she  died   I   said that she had of a heart attack   it was the next day I felt  week  and cold    I think it is time for me to die then I just fell   to the  ground   and  there was  a knock at the door   it was my   grandson and my daughter    they said hello but there was no answer so they came in they found me they took me to   the hospital   and said that they found me on the    ground  s they said the doctors  sorry but he has past away .

Te ngahere

WALT  about te ngahere  the rakau the kararehe , the manu and the risks to the forest .