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Jane Goodall Webinar

Our class had a great opportunity to watch Jane Goodall during a live on-line webinar. It was fun to see the famous chimpanzee scientist! Happy Learning!

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Second Grade Botanists

We are having SO much fun in science this week! We are learning about the life cycle of plants. There are so many fascinating facts about plants! We dissected seeds and learned about the different parts of a seed. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Second Grade Scientists Share Their Learning about the Water Cycle!

Today in class we watched a short video clip on the water cycle. What did you learn about the water cycle? Share your learning with me in the comments below!! Tell me at least one thing you learned in a complete … Continue reading

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Vivaldi and the Reason for the Seasons

To go with our science unit on the seasonal cycles, we listened to some of  Vivaldi’s famous compositions known as the 4 Seasons. As we listened to these songs, the students drew their mental images. It was a fun way … Continue reading

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Erosion

Today in science we had some fun getting messy! We made landforms with dirt and made predictions about the effects that water would have on the sediment. It was cool to see erosion in action! Here is a little video … Continue reading

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First Collaborative Wiki Page: ROCKS

Tonight’s homework is WIKI work! YAY! We are going to be editing a collaborative page about Rocks. Every student is divided into a group and will be working on that’s group Rocks page. Each student needs to contribute at least 1 fact … Continue reading

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Falling Ornaments and Flying Reindeer: Learning about Gravity

Yesterday’s science lesson was all about gravity. We made observations and predictions about falling ornaments (I had to tie in Christmas some how!) and whether or not heavy ornaments would fall faster than lighter ones- and we learned that they … Continue reading

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Hovercrafts teach us about FRICTION!

Today during science our kiddos learned about FRICTION. We talked about how friction slows or stops objects that are in motion, and when there is no friction objects will travel a lot farther.  We briefly talked about Isaac Newton’s law … Continue reading

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Dramatic Expressions: Have a Healthy Halloween

Last week our kiddos worked on creating a puppet show, skit, cheer, or radio show showing what they have learned about the 5 food groups. I gave them the starting point of creating something to help first graders understand more about … Continue reading

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My Plate

We are learning about the importance of  healthy eating and nutrition. A great way to SHOW us what we should be eating in a balanced diet is through a program called “My Plate”. Kiddos (and adults) can see if they are getting … Continue reading

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