This week our class completed an experiment in the kitchen. As part of our inquiry into Changing Materials we decided to find out what happened when we put plastic cups and cup lids into a hot oven.
Magic Years recently held its first ever off-campus Art Exhibition at Waft Me, a local cafe/restaurant. Each class created one or more pieces of art around the theme “Movement and Change.” This theme fit very well with our 2nd Unit theme of Changing Materials and gave us the opportunity to use tools to help us with our work which is the Central Idea of our 3rd Unit: Tools.
Paper is a valuable resource, but it can be used for more than just writing on. Today’s class we would used paper to make one of my favorite book character – Piggie from Mo Welliams’ Elephant and Piggie series.
Last week we conducted an experiment with plastic cups. Using the scientific method as our guide: we made Predictions, then conducted our Experiment, made Observations and then shared ideas to draw Conclusions and make Reflections.