Friday, 29 April 2016

Building 3D Models

Thank You from Free the Children

Thank you again for your generous support during our Lenten Coin Drive. 
Below are images of the card we received from Free the Children.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Self Watering Planters

To celebrate Earth Day we reused 2L pop bottles to create self watering planters. Be sure to ask your child about the needs of a plants and the four main parts of a plant.

Earth Week Announcements

The class did a great job all week delivering our Earth Week announcements and prayers. Great job grade 3/4!

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Bird Feeders

Reusing materials to create bird feeders. We're having a great time learning the importance of following the "3 RS".

Pitching In!

We took some time today to pick up garbage in the school yard. Going to tackle the parking lot on Thurs. Grade job grade 3/4!

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Tree Planting

In Social Studies, we recently learned about the importance of protecting and replenishing our natural resources. 
Below is information for a great community event sponsored by Essex Region Conservation Authority that your family might be interested in checking out. (Information is taken directly from the ERCA website.)

Earth Day 2016 Tree Planting

April is Earth Month, and the Essex Region Conservation Authority is inviting everyone to join us on Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 10am – 12noon to help plant more than 2,000 native trees and shrubs in the City of Windsor. This year, the tree planting event will once again take place in the Little River Corridor at Florence and McHugh, just east of the WFCU Centre.  While we have shovels to share, you may wish to consider bringing your own to this free event! 

Wednesday, 13 April 2016

More Lighting It Up Blue

Mad Science

A great big thank you to Mr. "The Brain" Barron for the awesome Mad Science experience. We learned a great deal about how to create strong and stable structures using concepts developed as far back as when the Ancient Romans lived.

Lighting It Up Blue at Home

Thank you to everyone who is continuing to spread awareness for Autism by "Lighting It Up Blue" at home. Don't forget to send Mrs. Adams your "selfie" so we can share your picture on the blog and in our SOM assembly. 

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

The Three R's

With Earth Day quickly approaching (April 22) we have begun to discuss some of the small changes at home and around the house that we can make to help take better care of our environment.

We have been discussing the "Three R's" - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.

Watch below to learn a little bit more about the recycling process.

Stability "Eggs"periment

We had a great time learning about the strength and stability of eggs. Their dome structure gives them incredible strength as demonstrated by the pictures below.

One egg easily supported the weight of these four dictionaries. We ran into a problem with balance though.

Three eggs supported the weight of 17 dictionaries and then required a fair deal of force applied to the top of the pile by Mrs. Adams to eventually "crack under the pressure".

Monday, 4 April 2016

Math Quiz On Thurs

We will be having a Number Sense quiz on Thurs. Apr. 7.

Students should review 3-digit addition and subtraction, single-digit multiplication and division, and rounding to the nearest 10.

Autism Awareness Day

We had a great day learning a little bit more about autism. 

Please ask your child to share at least one fact that they learned about autism today.

Learning About Temperature

We will be focusing on temperature this week.

Today we discussed that water freezes at 0°C and boils at 100°C. We also learned that room temperature is about 21°C.

Please help your child learn a bit about what the weather might be outside at different temperatures.

Saturday, 2 April 2016

Light It Up Blue

We are "Lighting It Up Blue" for Autism Awareness Month.

Don't forget to wear blue on Monday.