Using the tools of Science to calculate mass, volume, & density:
Our Box Book Reports:
Using the Design Process to try to create a better glue:
Here are our 'exit tickets' using a website called Padlet, showing what we learned about Eastern Woodland Indians today:
The Spiritual & Corporal Works of Mercy:
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Our bread mold experiment:
We learned about which surfaces in school produce which kind of mold over time (and how quickly), the importance of having a control group to compare to, and how to make sure you keep samples consistent in an experiment.
The rocket challenge:
Given limited time and resources, students were asked to make a 'rocket' and see whose could fly the farthest.
The Marshmallow Challenge:
Groups were given spaghetti, tape, string, and one marshmallow and were tasked with building a structure to support the marshmallow up as high as possible. The winning team reached 36cm!
How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop (or Dum-Dum sucker)? We used the Scientific Method to find out. (answer: about 11 minutes or anywhere from 400 to 1100 licks)