Friday, July 12, 2013

Glow Worm Report

The Misunderstood Glow Worm

The glow worm are a type of worm. Glow worms like to live in different places.


Glow worms are very small. They glow in the dark. If you would like to see these amazing creatures they live in dark places like caves.


The Glow  Worm is a amazing creature. The male has a smaller body and a smaller wingspan . Some people say that Glow Worms are amazing because of their light. Read on to find out more.


The glow worms live in dark places like caves and rain forests and they like to live in damp places.  I have seen glow worms at one of the camp kaitawa caves there were heaps.


The glow worm has to use energy to make itself glow.
The light that the glow worm makes is cold light, because no energy is there at heat.


Adult flies are slow when flying and can only fly about 1 or 2 meters at a time.
The glow worm can fold their wings over when they are not flying.


Glow worms eat snails, flies, caddis flies, mosquitoes, millipedes, midge, moth,beetle.

Life Cycle

The glow worm goes through 4 lifes. First it will be in a egg then it will hatch. After that it will be a larva worm. Then it will be a larva in nest which means that it will be laying eggs.
Next it will be in a pupa. Next it will be a fungus fly.

Unusual  Facts

Glow Worm larvae builds their nests in and webs by making silk.
The Glow Worm can shine it’s light on their  bottom, and it can turn off the light when it want too.


The New Zealand Glow Worm is quite different to glow worms in other parts of the world.

Did you know

That glow worms turn into a fungus fly after being in a pupa.

Here is the glow worm, I have labeled the parts.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Fractions with Beans

Fraction with Beans.

Bree and I made maths with Beans.
It was awesome fun to make we had turns at talking.
Here is a video that we did for our maths.

Fractions with Beans by BG and OC from Room16 Parkvale on Vimeo.

I hope you like it.
Please Comment.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Camp Reflection

Reflection for Camp

My goal for camp was to not give up and keep trying and have fun.

I achieved doing all the activities and having fun doing everything especially caving, kayaking and confidence course.

Something I was pleased with was, how my team and I worked really well together and challenge ourselves.
Because we are a great team, and we like to try anything.
I really enjoyed learning, how the rata tree that we visited was 800 to a thousand years old.  It was also amazing how the rata tree was so big and everyone could fit around it.

Because the rata tree was beautiful and big. It was great to see the rata tree on camp.
Something I found hard was, the Pipeline, because it was really steep and long too. But I made it to the top.
Something that made me think was, that we should be very kind and caring too other’s  just in case they get hurt. Because if you are  kind to them they will be kind to you.   
· My top 4 favourite things about camp were:

Favourite Things
Reason Why
1. Caving
Because it was so fun and I have never done it before.
2. Confidence course
Because it was challenging and super fun.
3. Masterchef
Because our team worked well and we won dessert.  
4.  Amazing Race
Because it was really fun and my team worked well together.

Here is my favorite photo for camp.

Here we are caving.

Please comment.
Thanks Olivia
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