Elementary Class Notes
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Wow, were we busy again today! We did 2 cooperative learning STEM experiments and did great! We discussed the Scientific Method and began our science journals defining the terms. Then we described what our STEM groups did and filled in our method sheet to see if we proved our hypothesis or plan, listed the materials, drew the experiment, and noted the results and wrote a final conclusion. All groups were successful and did not need to redesign or retest, each contraption held 100 pennies on the first try!
We traveled outdoors and experimented with our 5 senses. We used our sight to observe then blind folded a partner and each led the other around to see what it is like without our sight. We did a taste test as well as a touch test. Finally, we made a DIY harmonica for sound and discussed why when the straw pieces are closer or farther apart the pitch changes. These were sent home today.
In Art we made our first Betsy Ross project which is a Colonial Flag flip book, and inside it contains a few facts. We will finish up with the star punch and glue on our 13 stars next week, if your child brought it home, just add the stars on each dot in the blue square and color Betsy on pg 4.
Pictures from today to be added, check the Elementary home page for pics from day #1 also.
For Next Wednesday: We will Discuss simple machines-wheel & axle
STEM Donation; Kleenex boxes (4 only) prefer square not larger rectangle
ART: Define collage and bring in any red, white, or blue scraps-any materials