Lawyer Lesson!

Today our class had the chance to hear from a real lawyer about how the court system works and what roles and responsibilities we have in our community. He led us through the Big “Bad” Wolf’s side of the story, and then our class held a mock trial. The verdict for the wolf: not guilty!

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Blubber!

Today we compared and contrasted the experience of dipping our hands in ice buckets with and without “blubber”. Animals in the Arctic and Antarctic use this adaptation to survive!

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Animal Adaptations!

Our class learned about animals using camouflage to avoid predators or sneak up on prey! We helped our peppered moths survive using our own camouflage in the classroom! Many were sadly “eaten”, but a few survived.

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Scary Students!

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Happy Halloween!

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Monster Math!

Today we used our pumpkins to create hypotheses, find circumferences, weigh, and estimate seeds! It was super fun!

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Marshmallow Towers!

We put our engineering skills to work and tried to build the tallest, freestanding tower out of raw spaghetti noodles. Our towers also needed to support the weight of one marshmallow. All teams did their best, but only a few were successful at accomplishing this STEM challenge!

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Measuring Capacity!

Today our class used milliliters and liters to build our own beakers. We found different capacities that our bottles could hold.

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“Murder” Mystery Solved!

Today we put our crime-solving science skills to the test! We used our knowledge of living and nonliving to deduce that the murder was actually an accident after all.

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More Field Trip Pictures!

 

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