We had so much fun in this class that the time flew! I was concerned that the excitement from the potluck lunch might have the neutrons too energized to sit and listen to books and work one projects. Instead, they
Today we started our winter exploration with a group project of a winter-themed collage. We created snowflakes, snowman, winter animals and other cool items. We will continue our project next week.
This week with the Photons,we looked at work by Stephan Draschan who spends time in museums and galleries waiting for visitors to match art works. We were able to see how he used many of the techniques we have been
Bingo and Mountains
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
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.
Today the sociology class looked at research methods, starting with the idea that we take in, assess and draw conclusions from social data all the time (show of hands; whether a restaurant has good reviews; number of texts received; which
This week we laid out four major sociological theories/movements that inform the way we might look at society, social institutions and social behaviors (see Chap 1 in the book). We looked at how these “lenses” can be used to understand
It was another exciting day in “Life Happens” class! This week we were able to complete 2 “years” of experience. Some of this weeks highlights: someone committed identity theft and has taken over the identity of another player, the same