Each team had to decide how they would clean up the mess with the items that they were given. They had 15 minutes to clean 10 "birds" and remove the oil from the water. They quickly learned that it was a messy job indeed!
Empower hour! This week the teachers were "schooled" by the students on topics they were interested in. Radiation, sports cars, the Battle of Midway, and starfish were the got topics this week.
We've had sooooooo many activities surrounding advent and Christmas over the past few weeks. Here are the 5th graders reading Christmas books with their "little" kindergarten buddies. May you enjoy hope, peace, joy, and the love of Christmas throughout the whole year.
In Science, the 5th grade has been introduced to sound energy. Their challenge this week? Build an instrument with given materials that could "play" 3 distinct pitches. Some were successful while others came close. The least complicated build seemed to be the champion of creating the most pitches. Can you guess what they made?
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