After learning about the strength of triangle in building, the students had the challenge of designing and creating a popsicle truss. We are looking forward to testing their strength.
We had fun celebrating Quebec Winter Carnaval.
While studying the festivals and celebrations in India, the kids made Diwali Lanterns. This holiday is India's Festival of Light.
We have started our building & testing unit. The kids are having fun testing. Here we are, very surprised, at have strong pillars can be.
We are getting into the Olympic spirit by making Olympic torches with the kindergarten class. We will use them in our Olympic torch run on Wednesday February 7. Go Team Canada!
The Grade 3's had a challenge. They were given a bell and a variety of items to create a soundproof box. Their test was could I hear the bell inside the box? Lots of fun and they were up for the challenge.
While learning about the regions of Peru, the kids made a topographical map showing the coastline, rain forest and the mountains. We also made paper dolls displaying the traditional dress of the people of Peru. Lots of fun!!
SOCKTOBER was a great success. The kids gathered up 634 pairs of socks to be donated to needy kids around the world.
While learning about sedimentary rocks and sandstone, the kids experimented and tried to make their own.
While learning about igneous rocks (or rocks of fire), the kids made their own volcanoes out of salt clay. After painting them, we made our own lava and let our volcanoes erupt with igneous rock. Lots of fun!
The Grade 3's have been busy acting like Geologists and studying the physical properties of minerals. Here you will see them conducting the scratch test to determine the colour of minerals. They are smelling minerals and seeing if their colours change when the mineral is wet. They are recording all their data. Lots of fun!
Kids had fun experimenting with a variety of soils while learning about rocks and minerals and the Earth's crust.