Tag - changing materials

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Melting Cups
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Our Art Exhibition Project
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After School: Paper Characters
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Melting Cups

Melting Cups

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.

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Our Art Exhibition Project

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.

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After School: Paper Characters

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.

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Melting Cups

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.

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