Forces, Flight & Fall

4th and 5th Grades: What keeps a bird, or a plane, in the air? 4th and 5th graders are finding out, as they explore the forces and motion of flight. They’ve demonstrated or experimented with...

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3…2…1… Blast off!

Last week, I learned about the intense excitement that brews in a 1st grader’s belly during the moments of anticipation as the pressure builds enough to launch a rocket. All within one activity, we...

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Inside Kathy’s Science Room

        In the science room, 2nd through 5th graders began the year by brainstorming—not just about science, but about ways to create a classroom where everyone can thrive....

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