Venus Transit June 5th

In a rare event, Venus will be passing in front of the Sun in what is called a transit, on June 5th. This will be an amazing event as it hasn’t happened since 2004 and will not be seen again until 2117. We’re going to try and view it live via the smartboard when it…

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Views of Earth from Space!

I recently came across this really cool article from the Mental_Floss Blog, showing the Earth from different places in space. One of the coolest is the last one, which is the most distant picture of our planet ever taken. The series of photos is breathtaking and amazing as it illustrates our small place in this…

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Sk . . Sc . . . Schoa . . . School!!

Today is our qualifying round for the Spelling Bee on Friday. We will select five students from the class to join with the five students from Ms. Starks class. We had lots of things happening yesterday. Poetry in particular is a big push right now as we try to finish all our poems by Friday….

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Left Out In The Cold!

Here is a nice video from Bill Nye the Science Guy. I have always enjoyed him and he gives a great explanation as to why Pluto should not be considered a planet anymore.

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