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Whangarei Primary School ESOL students create a human sundial.

Whangarei Primary ESOL sundial

The ESOL students from Whangarei Primary School have worked with the Northland Astronomical Society to create a human sundial.

Making a human sundial has been more than a fun project for Whangarei school students - it has also given them confidence and aided in their learning.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) students at Whangarei Primary School on Monday unveiled a project they have been working on since the beginning of the year - a human sundial.

Teacher aide Julie Hepi said the project incorporated language, listening, reading, and maths and had given the children confidence.

"Sometimes they feel quite shy doing things in front of our Kiwi kids but with this they know stuff the other students don't and they're proud enough to speak up and say 'this is what we've done and this is how you use it'."

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Published on: 30 Nov 2017


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