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Animalia – City Critters

Today at the Learning Curve Animalia presented their City Critters program which included live Chinchillas and Rats!

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Day One of Summer Reading Program!

On Saturday at the Learning Curve, we kicked off this year’s Summer Reading Program, Gear Up For Good, with popsicle stick bombs, marble tracks, Pivot animations, a photo booth with props, and Purdue University’s own Rube Goldberg machine! See a … 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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Teen Read: What Happened to Goodbye

Here’s a recommendation for a great summer read to add to your SRP stack! Popular teen author Sarah Dessen’s newest release, What Happened to Goodbye, follows the story of Mclean Sweet, who goes by a different name in each new … Continue reading

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Interfaith Hospitality Network

On Wednesday, June 22nd, Interfaith Hospitality Network visited the Learning Curve and completed a version of our iMap activity using Google Earth. The students learned the basics of navigating Google Earth’s layers, and then plotted three points unique to each … Continue reading

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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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