Tag Archives: Science

Flywheel?

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Educator Tech & Literature Camp on September 27th

Educators, especially elementary school teachers, are invited for an evening of fun and learning. Discover digital activities to support the STEM science curriculum. All of the newest science literature, both fiction and non-fiction, will be available to explore. Shirley Mullin, … Continue reading

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Official Science Notebook

Throughout the summer, we collected some finished projects and science activities to showcase in our Official Science Notebook. Check out the slideshow below to see pages displaying Field Guide to Monsters, Insect-inspired art, Science Cinquains, and Diary of a Bug Observations and … Continue reading

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Let’s Go Legos!

Make a car at the Learning Curve’s Lego table!  First, assemble 4 wheels, 2 axles, lego blocks, motor, and gears.   Next, connect a crank to make your car go.  Click the “Play Now” link below to see examples.  Let’s … Continue reading

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Stop Action ANTimation!

Our summer University Heights group created some awesome stop action animations using webcams, Frames software, and some building blocks and plastic bugs n’ critters as props. Check ‘em out!

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More Summer Monsters

This Monday, June 20th, kids from the Center for Inquiry visited the Learning Curve, where we read a few poems from Barry Polisar’s Curious Creatures. After talking about habitats, diets, distinguishing features, and life cycles; they then created their own … Continue reading

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Diary of a Bug Continued

Check out the slideshow below for more insect-inspired art!

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Diary of a Bug!

Hear kids observations using the podcast player below!  In this activity there were 3 microscope stations and 3 insect habitats: ladybugs, ants and lightning bugs.

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Buggin’ Out

Check out the insect diagrams kids created using KidPix!

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Diary of a Bug

This summer, kids are observing ladybug lifecycles and ant habitats using a digital microscope and insect terrariums.  After observing the ladybugs and ants, kids diagram insects and habitats using KidPix.

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