Today’s field trip was to the Apple Lab at the Apple Store in Metropolis at Metrotown. The students were invited to practice coding characters from the film Moana. In the first few levels the students had to code the characters … Continue reading →
We had a wonderful Friday afternoon creating relief prints of birds you would see around Vancouver. Please read the earlier post about the process of creating prints. Here is our finished product. Each photo includes the inked relief print on … Continue reading →
Today we learned how to create relief prints. Maggie the artist shared different pictures of birds that you would find around Vancouver. The students were invited to notice the texture, composition, size and shape of these birds. Then the students chose … Continue reading →
The students called this the “Easter Math Hunt” today and I thought it was the perfect title for this fun activity. We are learning about money during Math class. Today I taped counting coin cards around the room and the … Continue reading →
Today’s Science class had the students explore friction. We are testing four different items (penny, marble, magnet, and wood) over three different surfaces (carpet, linoleum, and material) using two types of pushes (hard and soft). We noticed the shape of the item, the surface the item is pushed on, and the amount of force we used to push the item affect friction. Some items have less friction than others.
Science can be beautiful! Today we used force, push and pull, to create masterpieces. We are learning about force in our Science classes. Force is what make something move. We shook paint covered marbles in a container lined with paper to create this month’s bulletin board feature. Enjoy!
We had a fabulous afternoon of Science! We are learning about Forces and Motion this term. Force is what makes something move or stop. Motion is when something moves. Using shooters we explored the forces of push and pull. To … Continue reading →
Enjoy our new bulletin board. It is showcasing the prints with made with the artist Maggie. Please see the earlier post about Maggie’s visit to our class. We look forward to working with her again in April.