We’ve continued our exploration of Newton’s Laws of Motion by conducting experiments related to the second law. At the end of the experiment, they declared that it was not as interesting as the first and third law. They’re a tough crowd.
The Valentine’s Day lip-syncing battle was entertaining, as expected. The musical genres included pop, rock and broadway tunes as well as the eternal crowd-pleaser, “Baby Shark”.
Sylvia Flood returned from her vacation in Hawai’i with keys from the Pandanus tree which can be used as paintbrushes. Two of the children are using them to paint a mural of a mountain range.
The New York Times for Kids has invited children across America to submit 6 words of advice. Twenty of the submissions will be published in the newspaper. I will share these words of wisdom with you in a separate email.
Last week I introduced a group of children to the West African lungfish, a prehistoric fish that travels through water and mud, and across land. We looked at the adaptations that make it possible for this fish to survive in various habitats. Three children are creating a presentation to introduce the entire class to this fascinating creature.
Three boys in the class have immersed themselves in stem and leaf plots. They’ve spent hours creating graphs to display and compare statistics related to NBA players.