May 2019

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Why Does the Moon Change?

Why Does the Moon Change?

Faces of the Moon written by Bob Crelin, illustrated by Leslie Evans Why does the Moon seem to change shape from night to night?When we look into the sky the moon does not always look the same. The revolution of the Moon around the Earth makes the Moon appear as if it is changing shape […]

2019 Falcon Naming Contest

2019 Falcon Naming Contest

 The Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge provides a home for the fastest members of the animal kingdom, a pair of peregrine falcons. These peregrine falcons typically lay eggs in early spring, with chicks hatching one month later. This year, the project is once again asking students to help name the falcon chicks! Several chicks […]

Earth Kids Club: Session 4, Week 21, 5/8

“Hello Sun! Hello Earth! Hello Rain! Hello Wind! Hello Ocean! Hello Wind! Hello Rain! Hello Earth! Hello Sun!” We are thrilled with this awesome club and it’s members! We are also honored to be recognized by the South Orangetown Central School District Board of Education, Tuesday, May 7th @7:30. Our planet Earth is unlike the […]

High Five

High Five

High Five, words by Adam Rubin and pictures by Daniell Salmieri I can’t wait for the students to discover the art of the high five. This read will get students working on hand-limbering stretches and hours of practice on five-ing with finesse! Readers will be challenged through a series of interactive high fives, each goofier […]

What is Compost?

What is Compost?

Students will learn all about vegetables in this fun and colorful book by one of our favorite authors, Gail Gibbons. This book explains which parts of certain vegetables we eat, as well as how vegetables are grown. Vegetables come in many shapes, colors, and forms. Gibbons provides a wealth of information about produce which will […]

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