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Rusty Iron Ball Demonstration

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This is a Thermite reaction that can be done safely indoors. The rust (Fe2O3) reacts with the aluminum foil (Al) to produce aluminum oxide (Al2O3), elemental iron (Fe) and heat. This reaction is a highly exothermic, single replacement reaction. Aluminum is oxidized... read more

“Family” Inquiry

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Students explore the meaning of families by discussing their own families, creating a family portrait, using texts, outdoor experiences, and guest speakers, and then connecting their ideas to the natural world through animal families. They will concretely explore an... read more

Accessible Playground

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This project engages students in the different stages of the technological problem solving process in the Kindergarten Program document with the story “Zoom!” by Robert Munsch. Students have an opportunity to analyze school play structures in their school community... read more

Butterfly Inquiry

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This project engages students in the inquiry process about butterflies in their school community. They have opportunities to explore the differences in appearance between different insects such as butterflies and moths through class conversations, drawings, picture... read more
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