Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Stix-N-Bitz Motorized Arm Coded with Scratch

In July, I attended a conference called Constructing Modern Knowledge, that focused on robotics, electronics and coding. Here is a video of my team's project which uses a Hummingbird micro-processor, a servo motor and a Scratch based coding program to run it.

Monday, June 12, 2017

First Grade Starts a Nature Journal

We started with a nature scavenger hunt, and then took time to do our nature drawings.

Friday, May 12, 2017

Second Grade Experiments with Tiny Building Blocks

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.