Dancing Popcorn

Dancing Popcorn

Second grade learned about chemical reactions They saw what happens when a liquid:vinegar is added to a solid:baking soda ~ it combined to make a gas called carbon dioxide. The secret to the magic dancing corn is the baking soda and vinegar chemical reaction. The...
We are Thankful…

We are Thankful…

This month the second graders read Mary Pope Osborne’s book “Thanksgiving on Thursday “. They learned that the Pilgrims were thankful for the help of the Wampanoag tribe and for making it through the first winter at Plymouth. Then they made a turkey and on each of the...
A Matter of Air

A Matter of Air

Second Grade Experiment-A Matter of Air Students did an experiment to see what would happen if they put a glass with a paper towel into water upside down. Most students thought the paper towel would get wet, but to their surprise… the paper towel stayed dry!...

Our Minds Can Grow!

Growth Mindset STEAM Journal When you face difficult problems and challenges, it is important to have a growth mindset. The second grade challenge was to use a growth mindset to draw a picture of a giraffe. They drew pictures three times with the goal of improving...
“Bee-ing” Adventurous in Science

“Bee-ing” Adventurous in Science

Second Grade learned that Pollination is the movement of pollen from one plant to another. The students “flew” their bees to other classmates’ flowers and picked up pollen by rolling their bee in the glitter and glue...

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