Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Arctic Learning

We did a blubber experiment.  
One hand went into two bags of blubber (shortening)
and the other went into snow.
We discovered which one was warmer and which  was colder.
Ask your child.

 Here is where we measured the K-1 children against the heights of the penguins.
See the papers on the wall next to the charts?
Those were some of the 2nd-5th graders work.
 Here was our Penguins learning chart.
The 2nd through 5th graders shared their learning with the rest of the students by using post it notes.
 Here was some of the info from polar bears:

Our snowy owl learning: 

Our learning goals or LG's were know characteristics of arctic animals.