Students have been very busy in science class at Rohan Woods….
learned about acids/bases, what plants need to grow, and the primary/secondary colors by reading books from the Quirkles book series
- learned about what animals need to survive
- learned about what plants need and planted seeds to observe this
- studied the main parts of a plant
- observing mealworms to study life cycle
- experimented with scientific tools
- observed different mixtures and experimented with the best way to separate them
- investigated soil and found it is a mixture
- discovered the different items that make up soil
- started study of native prairie habitats by traveling to Litzsinger Road Ecology Center
- discovered why native habitats are important and where we will put ours
- investigated seeds and their parts
- experimented with the parts of the plant and learned the jobs of each part
- learned what photosynthesis is
- planted the first phase of the RWS native prairie habitat
- learned the three main metric units
- completed estimating and measuring mass lab
- experimented with volume during the volume lab
- discovered the meaning of water displacement
- learned about and experimented with reflection and refraction
- compared the size of the different planets and created a visual
- investigated the different characteristics of the planets
- experimented with the distance the planets are from one another
- returned from hands on marine biology trip to Canada
- prepared presentations about what they learned while in Canada
- The Third Grade recently planted the first installment of the RWS native prairie habitat.
- Whole Foods donated eight blueberry bushes to our garden. Students have planted them and are eagerly awaiting having blueberries next season.
- The Second Grade planted the seeds of our winter garden.
- Most summer crops were cleared from the garden.
- All grades planted radish seeds.