This week we have been focusing on measuring the volume of solids and liquids. We first learned how to calculate the volume of a box by measuring its length, width, and height. We then multiplied these numbers to find the volume in cubic centimeters. Next, we learned how to calculate the volume of a liquid … Continue reading Measuring Volume of Solids and Liquids
Welcome back to another wonderful week in fourth grade! The weather is looking to be beautiful this week, and hopefully you will all get a chance to go outside and enjoy it. Here are a few reminders for the week: 1. We still have several students who forgot to get their weekly report signed. Please … Continue reading Week of August 24th-28th, 2015
On Tuesday, we completed an activity to learn more about what density means. We learned that density is how closely packed molecules are together in an object (how much space they take up). In the future, we will learn how to calculate density. The students built a lava lamp by combining 2 different liquids of … Continue reading Density and Lava Lamps
Welcome to the second week of school! I had a wonderful weekend, and got to participate in the MS Muck Run. We got to raise money for a great cause with my family, and have a lot of fun getting really muddy! I am so excited about all of our learning this week! I wanted … Continue reading Week of August 17-21, 2015
Today we worked on an activity to practice collaborating with our science peers. The challenge was called The Marshmallow Challenge and teams were challenged to build the tallest marshmallow tower using spaghetti strands, a marshmallow, one yard of tape, and one yard of string. We used this activity to talk about how we can work … Continue reading The Marshmallow Challenge
After a wonderful summer spent playing with my two boys, I am so ready to start the new school year! We have a great year ahead of us full of learning, exploring, and questioning. Here are a few important first day reminders: 1. please turn in your child’s school supplies as soon as possible! It … Continue reading Welcome to the 2015-2016 School Year!!!
I know I haven’t been the greatest at updating this blog this year, but I wanted to share 2 videos I created showing some highlights of our 2014-2015 school year and one from the last week of school. We have had a wonderful year full of exploration, creativity, and discovery. I know these students will … Continue reading End of Year Memories
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Room 16 students have been studying Rosa Parks and the Civil Rights Movement after Dr. Martin Luther King day. We read a drama titled, “The Day Rosa Parks was Arrested”. Students chose a character from the drama to “interview” in their podcasts. Students had to ask questions and use details from the drama to show … Continue reading “The Day Rosa Parks Was Arrested” Podcasts
We created board games to review facts about chapter 7: measuring matter! Check out our pictures!