Friday, May 12, 2017
As part of our properties of matter studies, second grade counts out 100 units and begins to build with tiny building blocks. Their shapes and structures were different, but the amount of "matter" was the same - before and after. This is a foundation lesson that we will refer back to when we explore the idea of conservation of matter.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Woodstock Bridge Building Team Took Second Place at the Vermont Technical College Popsicle Stick Bridge Competition
|Talking to the judges|
|getting our suspension bridge weighed|
|our two bridges - suspension and solid truss designs|
Our suspension bridge took a 256 lb load, and our solid truss took 159 lbs. We were surprised by the results. We predicted the opposite.
Saturday, April 8, 2017
|our newest design, the rocking stool|
|students made racks and shelve systems|
|we use these stools for students to sit on during instruction time.|