What Do You Mean, Pluto Isn’t A Planet?

For the last couple of days, we have been scientists questioning, observing, and analyzing. It’s been a lot of fun and the students have had a great time doing some fun experiments including testing the flight of paper airplanes. Yesterday, we continued as scientists as we studied a mysterious substance found in my backyard, called…

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Eye Spy With My Little Eyes . . .

Hey everyone!!! Recently, we have been looking at the properties of Oobleck. Do you remember what properties are? We can find the properties of objects around us by using our 5 senses; what we see, feel, hear, smell and taste.  So, Properties are the things or words we use to describe different objects so we…

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Oobleck Machine Project

I know that our Oobleck projects have been done for awhile but I wanted to have a chance to showcase our Oobleck machines. If you remember, we had designed our Oobleck machines to deal with the properties we had discovered in Oobleck. We had discovered that Oobleck gets hard when it is squeezed, soft when…

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Being A Scientist

What a busy day!!! Today in science we ended off our look at Oobleck with at look at Mars. Now you may be asking what does Mars have to do with Oobleck? Well, that would be a good question!! We talked about Mars because the scientists who created the Mars Rover had to go through…

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More Oobleck and Our First Spelling List!

Well, it has been an exciting day here in Grade 2/3 once again! Today for science, we started taking everything we have learned about Oobleck and it’s properties and have begun the process of designing vehicles that would be able to land/drive on an ocean of Oobleck, explore the ocean of Oobleck and be able…

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An Interesting Find

Hey everyone!!! This week we were looking at the properties of Oobleck. Do you remember what properties are? We can find the properties of objects around us by using our 5 senses; what we see, feel, hear, smell and taste.  So, Properties are the things or words we use to describe different objects so we…

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It’s Oobleck Day!!!

It was a busy day in the Grade 2/3 class!! Students had a full day of fun and excitement. In Science this afternoon, I told students about my discovery of an extremely strange substance. On a cruise to Alaska, my wife and I were wondering along a secluded path. As we walked along, I suddenly…

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Whoa!!

What a day!! So much happening . ..  So tired . . . so much excitement . . . Chapel! Lot’s of excitement. Our class actually won a prize for being so full of praise and love for God and worshiping with all their hearts. It was great to see. Speaking of the bible, the…

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Monday, Monday!!

It was a great day today. We got a lot of work done today and the students are really starting to feel confident with multiplication. Many of them said that before this year, they were worried that they were going to find multiplication hard but now think that it will be really easy which is…

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An Active Monday!

Lots of stuff happening today!!!! We started our Oobleck machines today! They are looking really good. Aftre looking at the Oobleck, the students wrote down five important properties of Oobleck. After discussing those properties with the class, each group chose 5 properties that we titled Laws of Oobleck. The five laws we came up with…

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