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Let’s Go

Our transportation center was a ton of fun. Cars were buzzing down the roads and we even had some fun designing different types of city environments.   

Music Rocks!

The science of music We are moving into a special unit on the science of music. Students will have many opportunities to explore what makes sound and music. We’ll be engaged in making our own instruments, in literature that shows…
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Bears in a boat

Our recent science project was a hands-on exploration of buoyancy and the properties of boats that make it possible to hold objects. Students had a great time experimenting with squares of foil paper in different configurations and then counting the…
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100th day

For February 10, 2016 (the 100th day of school) we will be bringing and sharing objects that will help us show how much a hundred is. Please bring your object to share by this Friday, February 5, 2016. Use your…
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Try an easy rocket launch

Science Fair

If you are interested in participating in the Science Fair this year projects are due Feb. 3, 2016. Parents, here’s the information you need. Click here. Here is a longer planning guide.  Here’s a template for the display. Si usted…
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Some cool online resources

Here are some cool sites I found while in a special training today: Try the virtual volcano explorer. It’s easy to build your own interactive volcano! Experiment with conditions that create a tornado. How about having access to thousands of…
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January News

·         Parent meeting January 20, 2016 at 2:15 in MPR * Cita de padres el 20 de enero 2016 en la cafeteria. ·         Martin Luther King Day – No School on Jan. 18 * Dia de Martin Luther King – No…
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Science Fun

We have a science fair coming up. Projects for our school are due by beginning of February. The general information letter is below. As part of our special Science Fair unit I am launching a special unit on computers. This includes…
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