The Human Body

March 21, 2018

We have been learning about our organs– where they are and what they do.  I’m sure that you have heard the song that helps us remember.  We made some body organ vests and took a trip around to the pre-school classrooms to teach them a thing or two.

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Classroom Game Time

March 18, 2018

If it’s Wednesday, it’s game time with Coach Julia.  Have a look:

Field Trip to the Museum of Science and Industry

February 25, 2018

Under The Microscope Today

December 6, 2017

We put some old spider web strings under the microscope today and got a big surprise.  The threads are much thinner than hair and they are covered in perfectly round bead-like things.

It just made everybody want to know more, including me.  Any ideas why this happens?

Like Mrs. Wanberg says, there is beauty all around us.

For those of you who were thinking that the round objects are micro beads of water, look at the result of pressing on the cover slip– several have ruptured.  Not at all like water.

after

Any guesses?

Our Stuffed Animals

November 20, 2017

We read a book about stuffed animals today, wrote about our own, and made a graph that shows the most popular.  Which is your favorite?

Working With Simple Machines

November 16, 2017

We learned that it can be a lot easier to lift heavy things like our blocks bin if you use a hoist.  We also learned that the more pulleys you have engaged, the easier it gets!

Math Stations

November 13, 2017

One of our most popular math activities is Math Stations.  There is a different activity at each table, and students visit each table as a team to solve some challenges or play some games.

Happy Halloween!

November 1, 2017

A Pretty Exciting Day

October 2, 2017

Well first of all we won the Attendance Trophy for last week,

and then we had a fire drill.  We were well prepared for the fire drill, though, having practiced for it a few times.

There’s news about Picture Day– it will be October 17, before lunch.  Start planning your outfits!

 

Peace Day

September 21, 2017

To celebrate Peace Day we read a book about Peace, wrote about what it means to us, made pinwheels and planted them in the Peirce Peace Garden.

Here is what Peace looks like: