Videos For A Snowy Day

It’s a blustery, snowy day out there and, if you are anything like me, (and I know I am) you are curled up on your couch in front of the fire. Well then. I have the perfect thing for you to do. Here are some neat videos on a variety of things. We will start…

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NASA’s Mission to Jupiter with Bill Nye

I love space and I love Bill Nye (If my Grandma heard me say that she would have gotten very upset and said, “Noooo! You like space and you only like Bill Nye. You LOVE your grandma!) So, when I saw this new compilation of Bill Nye videos on NASA’s mission to Jupiter, I put…

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What’s Up in Grade 4? (Psst! There’s Videos!)

So, I wanted to share some things that we have been doing in school lately. It’s been awhile and, while I am sure you have been hearing lots and lots about school at home (especially about my evil twin brother, Bob), I thought I would share some things with you. But don’t think that this…

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Fun, Interesting and Educational You Say?

Here is a very interesting video I found a couple of days ago. The scientists in the video pose a very interesting question: Why can’t people walk in a straight line?  The scientists in the video explain what happens: Personally, I don’t ever think that it is a good idea to ever walk anywhere with…

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Fire Balloons

We were reading in Language Arts today, a new book called Danny the Champion of the World. This book is one my father read to me when I was little and it is a great book for fathers and sons. Anyway, in the book it talks about the father making fire balloons with his son…

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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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Sounds From Space!!

We saw a really cool video in Science today! As you know, we are starting our Space unit and for fun, I had found a really cool video that played the sounds of Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system. Now, I know what you are saying. You’re shaking your head in sadness, thinking…

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A Video, News and Spelling For Week of Nov. 28

Just a reminder that this Friday is a Half Day of school with students being dismissed at 12:15. It is also Pajama Day. Students are encouraged to wear their favorite appropriate pajamas. On Wednesday, students will be having their Science test in the morning. They should have brought home a study guide. If you have…

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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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