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StarDome Tuesday/Wednesday

Posted on Tuesday 30 October 2018

We are scientists!

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StarDome Monday/Thursday group

Posted on Monday 29 October 2018

What is a Scientist? ‘somebody who knows things’ Can boys AND girls can be scientists? Unanimous ‘YEEEES’ Scientists use their senses to notice. Senses: See, touch, hear, taste, smell. Then, after noticing change scientists “test” their ideas.

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Bird watching!

Posted on Monday 22 October 2018

This morning we discovered a Red Wattle Bird hatchling in the bushes by the creek. It flew to above the veggie patch, then the big tree and finally into an Acacia in the Wirra. We followed it by listening for it’s call to it’s parents. We then discovered we had actually been following two hatchlings.

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Adelaide Symphony Orchestra excursion

Posted on Wednesday 17 October 2018

We were very fortunate to join several other kindergartens in the Mount Lofty region for a performance called Tigers and Teapots by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra at Stirling theatre. We danced, we sang, we learnt the names of the instruments and the role of the conductor. We even had the opportunity to get up close and touch some of the instruments. It was really great.

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Scanning Electron Microscope

Posted on Tuesday 5 June 2018

We are scientists. We were given access to a Scanning Electron Microscope which can magnify things up to 100,000 times. We now know what a moths eye looks like when it is magnified six hundred times - " it has shapes on it".

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Skateboarding Thursday

Posted on Friday 1 June 2018

Children are competent , confident and capable learners, who are able to make choices and decisions for themselves. They learn from experience and they need to find opportunities that will stimulate and challenge them . So, at kindergarten, we introduced a Skate board. :)

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Skateboarding at Kindergarten Wednesday

Posted on Wednesday 30 May 2018

"Children need to manage, control and even overcome their fears by taking RISKS". (Nature Play , Learning Outdoors) So, at kindergarten, we introduced a Skate board.

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Life Education Van Thursday

Posted on Thursday 24 May 2018

At Aldgate Kindergarten “KEEPING SAFE: the Child Protection Curriculum” is a significant element in our program. Today (24 May) we learnt about Feelings and how to be a good friend. Harold and his Life Education Van were in Aldgate Primary school and we went to visit him.

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Life Education van visit

Posted on Wednesday 23 May 2018

At Aldgate Kindergarten “KEEPING SAFE: the Child Protection Curriculum” is a significant element in our program. Today (23rd May) we learnt about how to keep ourselves safe around roads and at the beach. Harold and his Life Education Van were in Aldgate Primary school and we went to visit him.

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Cooking muffins

Posted on Tuesday 15 May 2018

Visit our Learning Highlights folder to see this page about Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and literacy learning through cooking!

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