Category Archives: Science

Exploring the Scientific Process

We explored the most recognizable symbol of Halloween in the name of science. We brainstormed using our schema (background knowledge) about pumpkins and came up with a question to lead our investigation. Instead of candy on Halloween we were in search of seeds. The Scientific Process Question: Does the size of a pumpkin affect the number […]

A Trip to the High School

We had a great time walking up to the high school to learn from the Anatomy class. The kids learned all about the human skeleton, the different types of bones and tissue, and how the skull protects the brain. The kids had the opportunity to disect chicken legs and build a simulation of how the skull […]

The Science of Sound

Our first unit of science focuses on the science of sound. The students are learning about how sounds are made through vibrations, pitch, and sound waves. They will also be learning about the parts of the ear and how they work to send messages to your brain. We will be exploring how cochlear implants help […]