Sunday, March 23, 2014

Coming Soon!

In April we will be beginning a new unit. Can you guess what the unit will be?
Coming Soon!

More Rock Sorting Activities

We continued to learn about different rocks. We learned that sand and gravel are both rocks.

Living Healthy

One of the current events topics this month was the health risks that result from smoking. We studied how smoking effects our lungs. Please listen to a student discuss the dangers of smoking.

Sorting Rocks with Screens

We continued our unit on rocks by sorting rocks using screens.  We used three different-sized screens to sort out a bag of rocks.  We learned how rocks come in all shapes and sizes.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Tally Mark Charts

We made tally mark charts to show the amount of rocks with similar properties.

Sorting Rocks

We studied the properties of rocks and sorted them by similar properties.

We studied the properties of rocks when wet.  We noticed how the colors of some of the rocks changed when wet.