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New Planet Discovery Podcasts

The children have located new planets in our solar system and beyond! They have report back to NASA using a podcast. These podcasts have amazing new information and details about these new planets. As class parents of the Playful Puppies you get to listen to the podcasts before the rest of the world finds out! Click on the link below to […]

New Planet Discovery Podcasts

The children have located planets and have report back to NASA using a podcast with amazing information and details about these new planets. The world is anxiously awaiting this huge news of these amazing discovery. As class parents of the Playful Puppies you get to listen to teh podcasts before the rest of the world finds out! Click on the link below […]

Scientists Discover New Planets in the Kepler Solar System!

Over the past couple of weeks the children have been working on their final project in our Discovery unit.  Below is the movie video that was presented to the children; which presented them with their  final challenge for this unit. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkgMiR0KblY[/youtube] Following the mission video, the children were grouped into 3’s to brainstorm about their […]

Constellations

This week the children inquired into constellations.  During Literacy Rotations, they worked with our Teacher Apprentice, Jose, and read the story “Zoo in the Sky”.  During this time the children made connections to what they already knew and had some new learnings as well. On Wednesday the children did a “Think, Pair, Share” activity where […]

Constellations

This week the children inquired into constellations.  During Literacy Rotations, they worked with our Teacher Apprentice, Jose, and read the story “Zoo in the Sky”.  During this time the children made connections to what they already knew and had some new learnings as well. On Wednesday the children did a “Think, Pair, Share” activity where […]

Constellations

This week the children inquired into constellations.  During Literacy Rotations, they worked with our Teacher Apprentice, Jose, and read the story “Zoo in the Sky”.  During this time the children made connections to what they already knew and had some new learnings as well. On Wednesday the children did a “Think, Pair, Share” activity where […]

The 8 Phases of the Moon

Launching off our study of the moon, the children first visited their U.O.I. notebooks to create a “Bridge of  Learning” mind-map.  Here they worked on the first part of the bridge, which was what they are “thinking now” about the moon.  Using the story, The Disappearing Moon as a read aloud, to promote the children’s […]

How are the Sun, Moon and Earth Interconnected?

The children worked through the Scientific Process to determine how the Sun, Moon and Earth are interconnected.  During this process, they first had to form an hypothesis explaining weather they thought that the Sun, Moon and Earth were interconnected and why or why not.  Ask your child what their original thoughts were to that question.  […]

How are the Sun, Moon and Earth Interconnected?

The children worked through the Scientific Process to determine how the Sun, Moon and Earth are interconnected.  During this process, they first had to form an hypothesis explaining weather they thought that the Sun, Moon and Earth were interconnected and why or why not.  Ask your child what their original thoughts were to that question.  […]

Discovering the “9” Planets in our Solar System

Over the past week the children have taken a closer look into the “9” planets of the Solar System.  Why “9” do we say?  Through our discovering time the children have found out that Pluto is no longer considered a main planet in our Solar System and is actually no known as a dwarf planet.  […]