Tuesday, 22 May 2018


everybody at stardome
we had a ipad and we had question to answer and fund the answer around styrofoam and it tells you when you get it wrong and right.
the man exampling about the planets and sun all about everything in the solar system.


Monday, 21 May 2018

the space junk

why do we have seasons?

Why do we have seasons?

Watch the video and go on the websites to find answers to the questions below.

How many times a year does the earth go around the sun? It takes one year which is 365 days in a year.
Which way does the sun appear to move across the sky?The sun appears to move across of the sky but in fact it never moves its the earth that moves. The earth spins on its axis. It's because the earth spins on an axis, while moving around the sun.
What hemisphere is New Zealand in?
New zealand geographically positioned in both the southern and eastern hemisphere.
What months do we have spring in? step,oct,nov
Write two paragraphs about your favourite season in the space below.
Winter because i like cold and you can play with snow if you were in america but the water in the tap it is cold and i drink a lot of water. Also so when it hot you have nothing to get cool but if it is cold you can have a heater or something to warm you up then it will warm you up hard and fast and you will feel comfortable.
Why are our seasons at different times of the year to other parts of the world?because it gets colder as it orbit the sun and it makes heat which become summer because summer is hot hot hot.
And there is a half of earth that gets a lot of sun and the other half of the earth gets the cold which is winter because winter is cold.
If New Zealand is in summer, what season would it be in North america?it will be winter because the other way for hot is cold.
What is the axis/there is a line in the middle of earth and it tilts on its axis.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Sun information report

Title: sunlight on the earth
Paragraph: what is the sun?
  • Star
  • Does not move
  • Surrounded by 8 planets
  • Part of the solar system
  • Small - big

Paragraph 2: What its made of?
  • 99.87% Hg
  • Core is the hottest part of the sun
  • Its hot
  • Energy

Paragraph 3: What does the sun do?
  • Compass
  • Shadow
  • West
  • Egyptian
  • Sunflowers know where the sun is
  • Total darkness
  • 8 minutes -
  • produces light and warmth

The Sun!
The sun other name is sol

What is the sun?
The sun is a star that is part of our solar system. The sun sits at the centre of the solar system, it is orbited by 8 planets which rotate at the same time. The sun is the biggest part of our solar system, but it’s small compared to other suns in other systems. The sun does not move because it’s a star.

What is the sun made of?
The sun is made of energy. The sun produces energy, called solar energy which can be used to power homes on Earth. The core is the hottest part of the sun, it is 27 million degrees F*/15 million degrees C*. It’s made of Hydrogen gas which is sometimes known as Hg.

What does the sun do?
The sun produces light and warmth.It takes 8 minutes for the solar energy go from to the sun to Earth so people on earth get power in their house. The sun does also the planets use light from the sun for photosynthesis, creating food,animals and oxygen for people to breathe. If the sun didn’t exist the whole solar system would be total darkness.This property of facing the sun is mostly observed in young flowerheads and generally stops once the flower starts to bloom mature sunflowers generally face east. The other name for sun is sol.


The sun produces light and heat and the sun is a big giant star.