More Moon Phases!

We have had lots of fun with moon phases but now it is time to show what we have learned about the moon and it’s phases. On Tuesday, we will be having a little quiz about the moon and it’s phases. I have embedded the page below that we will be using for the quiz….

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The Moon’s Phases Part II

Did you know the word “Month” comes from the word Moon? So we talked more about the Moon’s phases today. We had a lot of fun moving the desks out of the week and setting up our “Sun” lamp in the middle of the room. Using some styrofoam balls and popsicle sticks, we made “Moon’s…

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The Moon and our Earth

Yesterday we were talking about the moon and how it does some pretty amazing things that even have an effect on our Earth! First of all, we learned that the Moon and Earth both spin but that the Moon spins much more slowly than the Earth. The second thing we learned was that we only…

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The April Sky

Here is the next video in the Series, “Tonight’s Sky”. These videos do a great job detailing the various events, constellations, and planets you can see in the  night sky this month. Take some time on a nice clear night and go outside to see some of God’s wonder! I also added some videos about…

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Oh, What A Wonderful Day!!!

The sun finally came out today!!! What a gorgeous day! It was a much smaller class today with four children missing. That is very rare for our class. We had many things to do still and got them all done on time. Students have a home letter for you to sign and bring back on…

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Science Homework!

You might have been a little confused with last nights homework. I can just imagine the puzzlement as your child told you, just before bed I imagine, that they had to go outside to see if they could see the moon. During science class, we had a great discussion on the moon. Using Stellarium, we…

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