Science

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 […]

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 […]

Earth Kids Club: Session 4, Week 20, 5/1

“Hello Sun! Hello Earth! Hello Rain! Hello Wind! Hello Ocean! Hello Wind! Hello Rain! Hello Earth! Hello Sun!” There are lots of very cool things to learn about the monarch butterfly and we’ll try to talk about most of them during our Earth Kids Club meeting, Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Monarch butterflies are the most beautiful […]

Earth Kids Club: Session 3, Week 15, 3/6

Earth Kids Club: Session 3, Week 15, 3/6

Each week we begin our session in an easy pose with the Hands-to-Heart. Take a deep breath in through the nose and exhale to chant the sound of Om. Stand to flow with “Hello Sun! Hello Earth! Hello Rain! Hello Wind! Hello Ocean! Hello Wind! Hello Rain! Hello Earth! Hello Sun!” In easy pose with […]

Flying Machine Challenge

Check out this heart-warming award-winning 3D animated short created by the talented Alyce Tzue. “Soar” about a young girl who must help a tiny boy pilot, Lucas, fly home before it’s too late! This month, 2nd grade students are challenged to design and build a new flying machine for the character Lucas. Make a labelled […]

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