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Auction

The Photons used their time in photography class to take pictures of the auction items and portraits for the new currency.

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Life Happens

A lot has happened in our game over the last couple of weeks! There were many career changes, a few changes to our living arrangements, some more players have kids now, there was a dramatic relationship split and then remarriage, more players got married and more had a mid-life crisis! Some people have pets now […]

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Sensory

Today our mini-lesson was on including sensory details in our writing. Since it was Halloween, we wrote and shared spooky haunted house descriptions. The examples were so good & almost everyone shared! It was fun.

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Gas

Mixed the old favorite…baking soda and vinegar to have the gas blow up our orange balloons. https://www.icanteachmychild.com/magic-jack-o-lantern/

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Oobleck

Today we discussed viscosity. (Viscosity: resistance of a fluid (liquid or gas) to a change in shape, or movement of neighbouring portions relative to one another. Viscosity denotes opposition to flow.) We got our hands dirty and made oobleck! 🙂 https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/oobleck-bring-science-home/

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Leaf Wreath

With fall in full swing and the leaves changing colors, I encouraged the kids to create a fall wreath keepsake. They were constructed out of paper plates, brown paint mixed with glue, artificial leaves of varying colors, tissue paper, and ribbon.

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Wreaths

Today we started working on a wreath project, Kids did wonderful job threading mesh into a wreath form, we even had one starwars themed wreath. We continued working on our beaded projects from last week.

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Coral Reefs

Today, Neutrons were studying ocean habitats in Writer’s Workshop, so we made coral reefs in art class. We used styrofoam semi-spheres, pipe cleaners, beads, and plastic discs to make colorful coral reefs. All of the kids worked hard and went home with some beautiful creations!

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Oceans

The neutrons began to look at our world’s oceans today. We looked at a globe and realized that most of our planet is covered with oceans. We labeled a paper about the ocean zones and the types of animals that live in the different zones. We noticed that one of the animals that lives in […]

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Bouncy Balls

Today we got our hands messy and made Bouncy Balls! https://thestemlaboratory.com/how-to-make-bouncy-balls/

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