Thursday, October 4, 2012
"WOWZERS! That's hot!" was not an uncommon thing to hear as our energy unit was introduced and the Thinkers were exploring electricity!
With careful planning and execution, as well as a lot of trial and error, the Thinkers worked to uncover different ways to get a lightbulb to light up using Sparky's light kit - a battery, a lightbulb, and two wires. Talk about increasing the energy in a classroom!
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
We headed to the capitol for a day long adventure! We toured the capitol building, and then we went on to the historical museum to see history come alive! It was an amazing day! (And the bus ride was awesome!)
|Sitting on the glass floor to look up at the rotunda.|
|Voyagers and their adventures as traders.|
|A Soldier shared his story.|
|Miners used interesting tools to help |
make their job easier and safer!
|Transportation through the decades!|
|We made ricotta cheese out of fresh |
milk! It was yummy!
|It was neat to milk a goat!|
|This is what milk looks like |
in chemical form!
|We learned how honey is made |
from the honey combs.
|We explored how the weather |
impacted the corn crop.