Monthly Archives: March 2014

This week our students learned a great recycle poem. We also talked about Earth Hour which happens tomorrow evening, Saturday March 29th from 8:30pm-9:30pm. We looked at this website http://www.earthhour.org We also watched a few videos about Earth Hour. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2UywrjnOaUEContinue reading

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Wondering about Maple Syrup

As Earth Hour nears, I began reading some books about trees and the importance of trees in our lives. Some students began connecting to the books and the topic of maple syrup surfaced. We generated some wonderings and searched for … Continue reading

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Snow and Ice Inquiry Revisited

Today was a day of light rain, a little freezing rain, a brief moment of snow and then nothing. One student asked, “why is it so dark today?” Other students began throwing the ‘snow’ up in the air. The item … Continue reading

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Inquiry led to stencil and stamp discoveries

The students had asked how the Olympic rings were placed on the ice and I posted their experiments in an earlier post. This led to a discussion on stencil use and how paint and stencils may have been used to … Continue reading

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March Break ideas

Here are some ideas to do with your child over the March Break. -View the Paralympic Games together -Walk around our school pond and notice the changes that are occurring. -Visit the forest across he street from Deer Park Public … Continue reading

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How did the rings get under the ice?

In science with Mrs. Greenham a few students wondered how the Olympic Rings were positioned under the ice during the Olympic Games. Together groups of students worked to explore different ways to make lines and rings on and under ice. … Continue reading

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