Hula Hoop Observations
Observing is another Science Process Skill that scientists use. For this lesson we got out the microscopes and magnifying loupes to observe ordinary objects up close. Then we went outside to collect our own specimens to observe. We used hula hoops to narrow our focus and drew everything within the boundary of our hula hoop. We noticed that when we observed very closely, there was more in that tiny area than we originally thought!
How Old is this Tree Cookie?
We kicked off science this year by learning about SCIENCE PROCESS SKILLS. One of these skills that scientists use is MEASURING. We learned that things can be measured in both STANDARD and NON-STANDARD UNITS. For instance, in non-standard units our classroom is 7 students long. We also used tree cookies and live trees to learn about the relationship between the number of rings and the CIRCUMFERENCE of the trunk to estimate the age of a tree.
A little bit about me...
My name is LeAnne Jones and I am so excited to
have your child in my class! I am an outdoor
enthusiast. I love to hike, camp, bike, fish,
play softball, and especially run. I am a REAL Salt Lake soccer fan.
I love to spend time with my family; I have a cute husband and 3 amazing kids.
I also love to read, garden, travel, and to learn
about our natural world.
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