The Electrons worked hard in the kitchen to make play dough for the youngest co-op kids to use during art class. Before heading to the kitchen, we made some educated guesses about the ingredients in play dough. We had some
We started the class by listening to the stories that Anna and CJ wrote about sea turtles. Then we got out a worksheet from the week before to help us remember the ocean zones we learned about. We used light
We began a two-week trudge through the mountains with a raucous game of Bingo! As we read “The Golden Glow” by Benjamin Flouw, the group listened for specific words and crossed them out on their bingo cards. The cards were
Balloons, balloons, balloons…rocket balloons this week. Larger balloons travelled further and a lego weight helped keep them on track. https://www.sciencefriday.com/educational-resources/balloon-rockets/ 🙂
Today our mini-lesson was about writing dialogue. We talked about some formatting stuff, like quotation marks and indenting when a new person speaks. We experimented with using words besides “said” & shared examples. Everyone continued working on their plans in
This week, we discussed lines of symmetry and then created our own symmetrical drawings. After we got our drawing muscles warmed up, we started self-portraits created on drawing paper using a photo of half of our face and reflecting that
Today we made basic slime with glue, Tide and food dye. Kids experimented with activating the slime while making sure it is not over-activated. We had a lot of messy fun. We will continue with more slime this week!
We were asked to read an article about the McDonaldization of our culture. As a class, we took a walk to Sugar Beet food co-op, keeping in mind the article we read. When we returned we talked about what we
The Photons used their time in photography class to take pictures of the auction items and portraits for the new currency.
First Name: Aaron Age: 6 Experiment Title: Observation of Hair, Nose, Hand, and Clothes Effects on Fingerprinting What was the purpose of your experiment? Provide a brief description of what you were hoping to learn, discover, or study.: The