May the Fourth Be With You!

  It’s May the Fourth and you know what that means! It’s Star Wars day! (Get it? May the fourth be with you?). Anyway, in honour of the day and the cool factor, I have put a bunch of my favorite Star Wars videos on the blog today! Have a great day!

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Music of the Week

It isn’t often that I get to speak about the music of the week but the music we are listening to this week is from my favorite collection. For music of the week, I usually pick a genre, composer or style of music to play throughout the week, usually at lunch time. I try to…

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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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Boom De Yah Dah: Mixing Music and Science

We had a fun afternoon with Mrs. Caswell introducing us to a new song. That song reminded me a of a science song which I thought I would put here.   If we were to make a song about what we love about school and learning, what would you say? I love the ….

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The Night Sky: March 2012

As we move into March, I found a really nice video showing some interesting constellations and planets that can be seen. Check it out and then go and see if you can find them yourself! Quite a few of the kids said they had seen Jupiter and Venus last night near to the Moon!

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Fun Science Pages

Last week, we had some great fun putting together some models of Mars Landers. We were talking about how scientists use models to help study things that are way too big to study up close. For examples, planets are too huge and far away to study up close, so we use models to help learn…

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Pumpkin Day Math and Science Fun – 2011 Edition

Well. Another Pumpkin Day is here and gone. It always seems to come up so quickly and then pass just as quickly. The kids had a great morning of Math and Science fun! The students did a lot of work in a very short amount of time. Much to there surprise, students were not just…

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A Fun Ride!

During the summer, I won’t be writing as much but will try to add some thoughts and fun things throughout the weeks. So keep checking back to see what I find! ——————————————————————————————————————————

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Two Digit Division with Ease!

In Math, we have been continuing to look at the division of two digit numbers. Now that we understand how we can use place value to show why we place the numbers where they go in our division equations, it is time to take that learning and transfer it to the more traditional way of…

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The Mystery of Oak Island

On an island off the coast of Nova Scotia, there is something hidden. Nobody know what or who hid it but something is there at the bottom of a pit that no one can get too. Stones with clues, log floors built every 10 metres, coconut fibres, traps that fill the pit with water from…

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