Harvest Day!

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Our plants finally grew enough to harvest!  We picked our lettuce and enjoyed a healthy, yummy side with our lunch!

“We know it’s not artificial because we grew them ourselves!” – Anaya M.

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“It was delicious!” – Addison

“I want more!” – Aiden

 

STEM Friday + End-of-Year Picnic!

Finishing off our unit on forces and motion, students constructed their very own kites!  During our end-of-year class picnic, we flew the kites to see the physical forces required to keep the kites airborne.  The wind speed was only about 8 mph, so most of our kites did not last long in the air.  However,  we didn’t give up!

We had a great time during our class picnic!  So disappointing our vegetables didn’t grow enough for everyone to eat though 😦

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Popsicles!

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Cultural Fair 2017

This year’s festival was beyond amazing!  If you missed it, check out this “vlog” below highlighting the details:

“Vlog” by Summer, Anaya R., Anaya M., Addison, Ruby, Nathan, and Alex.

Edited by Ms. Dumerlus

 

Shout Out!

This past Saturday, students from RCSAI and RCSA Elementary participated in RCSAI’s First Annual Invitational Lego Competition.  Three students from our class participated–Anaya R., Summer, and Alex.  Everyone did a wonderful job on their builds and I’m so proud of them!

A special congratulations goes to Alex, along with his teammate, Lucas Rumbach, for winning first place!!!

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Earth Day Craft

Each year on April 22nd, people all around the world celebrate Earth Day.  It is a day focused on promoting awareness, showing appreciation, and taking care of our environment.  After learning about this special day, students decorated a coffee filter as the earth and shared ways they could help the earth.

We colored, then we sprayed.

The result:

Final craftivity:

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Some ways we can help the Earth:

Anaya M.: use reusable plates, refill plastic bottles, no littering

Alex: growing more trees each year, picking up trash, and using reusable stuff

Whitney: tell my family and friends to stop littering

Gabriel: reusing containers, recycling plastic bottles, and turning off lights when I’m not using them

Megan: recycle paper and water bottles

Ruby: use less electricity

Aiden: not cut down trees

Addison: use plates that you can use over and over again

Planting

Written by Summer and Alex

Today, our class made a garden.  Mr. Cardona helped us put holes in the mini tub that we made our garden in.  Then, we put the rocks in.  Next, we put very dark soil in, and more soil, and more soil.  Last, we put light soil in.  The whole class got to rub all of the soil down because it looked like a mountain!

Then, when it was all down, we put a line across the dirt with  a stick.  We planted lettuce and spinach!  When the class got into the classroom, our teacher made signs for the plants.

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