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Ancient Snapchat

6th Grade By August 31, 2016 No Comments

The 6th grade class begins their journey in history by studying archaeology and early humans. After taking several virtual tours of ancient caves with many drawings the class chose one item from ancient everyday life to  draw and display on the cave in the classroom. We are calling the drawings ancient snapchats!

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Ancient Uses of Olive Oil

6th Grade By May 9, 2016 No Comments

The 6th grade class had an enjoyable day at the Getty Villa last week. We examined many ancient artifacts to learn about the daily life of the Greeks and Romans. The docent was so impressed with the questions and observations made by the students. We had a lively debate about the many uses and value […]

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Seasons of the Sun

3rd Grade, 6th Grade By February 11, 2016 No Comments

The third and sixth grade were lucky to have a special guest teach a lesson on world geography and the seasons. Using globes and flashlights the students study the layout of the globe with longitude and latitude. Next they turned the globes for the 4 seasons using the flashlights as the sun. Each group then […]

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Halloween Science

6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade By October 31, 2015 No Comments

Middle School students enjoyed combining science and Halloween during Thursday labs this week.  Students learned about  carbon dioxide and just how important this substance is in their  daily lives – through our use of fossil fuels.  Students got to “play” with frozen carbon dioxide…better known as dry ice. It is not “ice” at all because […]

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The Wonders of Archaeology

6th Grade By October 13, 2015 No Comments

The 6th grade is continuing the study of the first civilizations in the world. We enjoyed a wonderful field trip to the Skirball Center to dig and analyze artifacts. Next we had an Agricultural Revolution feast eating foods from the ancient world that we still eat today. We also had a special guest who explained […]

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