Science - Were all Dinosaurs Meat Eaters?

==Our Learning Map==
  • What is a Dinosaur?

  • How are Dinosaurs the same and how are they different?

  • The physical characteristics of the meat eaters (carnivores)

  • The physical characteristics of the plant eaters (herbivoves)



A widget with great resourcesfor the study of dinosaurshttp://stich.it/siNjIzMw

Useful Sites for information

Information about the many different kinds of Dinosaurs.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/dinosaurs/dinotemplates/templatelist.shtml
__http://www.kidskonnect.com/component/content/article/13-animals/20-dinosaurs.html__



Science - Crabs


Our Learning Map

Identify crabs in the rocky - shore life.

How a variety of crabs the same and how are they different.

The physical and behavioural characteristics of a crab in their habitats.

Where do crabs live?

What do crabs eat?


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Useful Sites for information....

http://www.kidskonnect.com/subject-index/13-animals/24-crabs.html
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/crabs-crayfish-and-other-crustaceans/2

Providing fast FACTS about the CRAB

http://www.facts-about.org.uk/facts-about-crab.htm (this site has videos about crabs)

Hermit Crabs

http://www.ehow.com/about_6462856_hermit-crab-information-kids.html

What do crabs eat?

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/what-do-crabs-eat.html
http://www.whatdocrabseat.info/


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Science - Magnets


Our Learning Map

We are learning about....

- the properties of magnets.

- classify objects as magnetic or

non - magnetic

- the forces of attraction and

repulsion between magnets and

magnetic materials

-compare magnetic strength, distance of

attraction, and size of various magnets.

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Read all about it.............


Magnetic Forces

Kidipede – Magnets

Magnetism

Test Yourself!



Health - Our Circulatory System
===Circulatory System===

Circulates blood all around our body...

The movement of the blood through

the heart and around the body is

called circulation and

your heart is really good at it.

It takes less than 60 seconds to pump

blood to every cell in your body.

This is called the Circulatory System.


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==brain veins==

lungs heart

arteries intestines

blood kidneys

nutrients

carbon dioxide

oxygen waste


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Up, up, up and awayyyyyy...........



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Useful sites for information

Chinese kites
Types of kites
Maori kites
Mana Tukutuku
Leading kite designer - Peter Lynn
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Picture taken from
http://www.grc.nasa.gov/WWW/K12/airplane/kite1.html

Our Learning Map

We are going to think, talk, read and write about :

- What do we know about kites? What we have seen or experienced?

- Kites in other cultures.

- How kites fly?

- Make our own kites.

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Maori Kites

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Chinese Kite



Term 3, 2011

Rugby World Cup 2011

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All Blacks the champions!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Keep up to date with the wins and losses....

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Our adopted country is Russia

Did you know Russia is the largest country in the world!! It covers one - tenth of all the land on earth! Now that is one large country!

Some useful sites to read and learn more about Russia
National Geographic
Russia Facts
Facts about Russia
Yahoo Kids - Russia
A kids life in Russia
Interesting Facts on Russia
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The Flag of Russia

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Term 2, 2011
Science and Technology Study
The function of yeast in bread making
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Yeast cells multiplying
when they become
active
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Dry yeast granules
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Compressed yeast
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Making Bread From Scratch
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What is yeast?
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What makes bread rise?
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