As we start heading into the holiday season, we are discussing topics like sharing, caring, compassion and love for humanity with our students. Today we came together and made a “Community Stone Soup”. The lesson with our soup is that if each individual makes a small contribution to something, it becomes amplified when an entire community gets involved.
Today the Grade 4s went to The Ripley’s Aquarium. We did a workshop on food webs and learned all about producers, primary consumers and the importance of conserving our lakes and oceans. We participated in a hands on activity making different food webs. We toured through the aquarium looking at the different aquatic ecosystems. What a fantastic day!
On December 7, the Grade 5 students went to the Kortright Centre. We had an excellent day of learning and fun! We learned about the Indigenous people and how they lived on the land for thousands of years. We had a lot of hands on learning, and even got to play some traditional games!
Today the Level 4s and Grade 4s had an amazing interactive workshop. They learned about mechanical advantage and explored fixed and movable pulleys. The students identified various types of gears found in everyday objects and experimented with belt drives.
Our Level Four students took part in a hands-on workshop today that allowed them to apply their collaborative and critical thinking skills.
Today students explored various interesting topics including the early life of Indigenous people, archeology, taxidermy, fundamental needs, fundamental needs,