Saturday, March 13, 2010

Trip to Wellington

Yesterday we went with our syndicate to Wellington to visit Te Papa (our national museum) and the Museum of City and Sea. This was to tie into our school wide topic of Citizenship. We were looking at the Passport exhibition in Te Papa which gave lots of interesting information about migration to NZ. At the Museum of City and Sea we saw lots of history and stories about people coming to NZ. We finished off with a visit to Frank Kitts Park and played 'How many people can we fit onto the slide?'.

Luckily we got home before the mini-tornado hit the city, which was a huge relief. Read about it here It was totally amazing, hope I never see a full blown tornado!

Hope you like our slideshow.


Amanda said...

Where are the pictures of 'How many people can we fit onto the slide'?

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Melville Intermediate said...

I like the way that you had a recount written and tied that in with the photographs, it improved my understanding and enjoyment of the story. I thought that it sounded very interesting and its wondeful that by being based in Wellington that you can use Te Papa as a resource!
Mr Webb and Room 8, Melville Intermediate, Hamilton, Waikato.

Mr. Miller said...

Well done slideshow and description of your adventure. I will be showing this to my class as inspiration. We may make a show like your too.
Mr. Miller
Room 162
Chalone Peaks Middle School

AngeNZ said...

Hi Room 3

It looked like you guys had a wonderful time at Te Papa. I love your visual presentation and enjoyed reading about the adventures you had.

Look forward to reading more posts.

Mrs Armstrong-Lush

Room 2, MIS said...

Hi, We got hit with that freaky weather in Masterton not long after! We are new to blogging here, but thought we would give it a go!
Room 2, Masterton Intermediate.

Prue, How, Joseph, Maddy said...

Sounds like a fantastic trip and awesome story and slide show, well done Room 3