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Archives - October 2015

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Oct

2nd Graders “Play in Puddles”

2nd grade students explored the question “Where are liquids outdoors?”  Students have been studying different properties of liquids and wanted to see what would happen when liquids are taken out of their containers.  They created their own puddles, examined water flow and surveyed how it spreads out as it hits the ground. The students went …

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Oct

Kindergarten Explorers: The 5 Senses

     The Kindergarten class studied the 5 senses. Through books, discussion, and activities we learned about the different ways our senses help us learn and grow. After reading one of the books, the boys showed great interest in cooking and different spices. Questions from the boys: “What is a spice?” “Where do spices come from?” …

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Oct

4th Graders Play “CLUE” in Math

The 4th grade students went to work to find out who “committed a crime.”  All students were given a clue elimination sheet with locations, school tools and several teachers listed as “suspects.” There were numerous math problems including word problems in which students used the math skill presented for this week. They tackled one problem …