Monthly Archives: February 2012

First in Math Champs

Our class was recognized as the First in Math class of the week with +1,254 points! In addition, Jadora was the school-wide player of the week. Way to go girls!

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Communication Unit

Our new unit is all about C-O-M-M-U-N-I-C-A-T-I-O-N! We have been working on a timeline and discussing the evolution of the phone. Violet’s family brought in two styles of rotary phones. The girls had fun practicing their phone numbers.

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Week of February 27, 2012

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Mummies, Pyramids, and Pharoahs

After enjoying our guided reading book about Egypt, the girls wanted to recreate different styles of pyramids. They created a step pyramid, traditional pyramid and a Mayan style pyramid.

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Unit Presentations Day 3

Did you know the nearest black hole to Earth is in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy? Neptune is blue due to the methane gas found there. Not all stars will become black holes; those that do will become … Continue reading

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Unit Presentations Day 2

The learning continues on Day 2! The girls were so impressed with one of the girl’s color charts explaining star temperature, that they wanted to add it in their science journals. We found out that it’s not impossible to live … Continue reading

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Unit Presentations Day 1

We listened to eight wonderful presentations today. Here are a few new facts we learned: February is one of the best months for viewing planets in the night sky, a group called IAU decided Pluto would no longer be considered … Continue reading

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