October 2014 archive

Oct 29

A message from our librarian Mrs. Riddick…

Dear Third Graders, It is time to get your hands dirty! In a few weeks we are going to make carrot muffins. What is the main ingredient we need? Yep, it is carrots. Where are we going to get nice big, fresh, juicy carrots? Our Learning Garden of course. How many carrots will we need? …

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Oct 27

Beautiful Biomes

Check out our AWESOME Biome projects that we made today using ThingLink. Move your mouse over the icons in the pictures to read facts about these habitats.

Oct 27

We went BATTY last week!

On Thursday, October 23rd, we were fortunate enough to participate in a distance learning session with the instructors at the Math & Science Innovation Center. The focus of our study was bats!! We used a webcam to interact with other classes in the county and with the teachers at MSiC. It was SO much fun …

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Oct 19

The Big Bad Wolf Tries to Blow Our Houses Down!

At the end of our Scientific Investigation Unit, we read our favorite version of the Three Little Pigs-  The TRUE Story of the Three Little Pigs. Then, our class had a visit from the Big Bad Wolf.  He wanted to see if he was powerful enough to blow OUR houses down!  Mrs. Filas had the …

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Oct 06

Fun with the Scientific Method

For the past couple of weeks, we have been studying the Scientific Method.  We have learned about how to make hypotheses, record data, discuss our findings and make conclusions.  We talked about using our five senses when conducting experiments.  We also realized that things don’t always go as planned.  Case in point- Our GUMDROP BRIDGE …

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