Monday, 31 July 2017

Watch this short animated science fiction film entitled, Planet Unknown. What scientific principles and technology do you recognize? What predictions is the story making about life in the future? Is this story dealing with aliens or life in other worlds?  What important issue in society is being showcased?

Sunday, 30 July 2017

What is a literary genre? Watch this BrainPop video to find out what a literary genre is and the conventions they follow!
Next week we are going to create a model of the components of the solar system. How can this site help us to prepare for our designs?
Here is a fun site where you can practice your multiplication and division mental math skills. Enjoy!

Sunday, 23 July 2017

We are currently reading Pax by Sara Pennypacker. Pax, a clever, red fox, is one of the protagonist's in the book. Read up on some facts about foxes on the FOXESWORLDS website. Just click on the picture below!

Thursday, 20 July 2017

We are creating surreal, Giacometti inspired sculptures in class. He endlessly experimented with how much he could elongate his sculpture people.The sculpture below (Man Pointing, 1947) sold for more than $140 million dollars!

Visit this NASA Solar System Exploration site to learn more about the parts of our solar system and their characteristics!