How Do Roller Coasters Work?
Check out this site to read about energy conversions and much more. At the end of the article there are numerous experiments you can do at home! If you do any of them, post them to Seesaw so we can all learn from you!
Burns Park 2nd Graders are trying to solve the driving question:
Can we create a device (with regular household supplies)that will keep their ice pops frozen for an hour, which is how long their soccer practice is? What do we need to know about matter? I think it does matter do you? Check out this site for a creative look at MATTER that Matters!
Ok, so maybe not in the actual game; however, in the Super Bowl commercials...YES! This commercial reminded me of my 5th grade robotic engineers and all that we learned and ...dare I say...feared about the challenges of artificial intel. Check out this commercial! What do you think?
We are talking a lot about motion in both our Kindergarten and 4th grade PLTW classes! We have had an engineer ask about Motion Sickness! Why does this happen to humans? Check out this article from Wonderopolis to find out more! You can even find out ways to cure Motion Sickness, as well as, some TRY IT OUT for yourself activities! Don't forget to share on SEESAW your activities!
We are studying Collisions in 4th grade. We are doing our research or exploring the topics of seat belts in relationship to Collisions. Have you ever sat on a bus and reached for the seat belt? Have you ever wondered why they aren't required. Check out this article on seat belts and buses! We'd love for you to share this in our PLTW class during our gathering meeting!
PLTW at Burns Park is about to start a 4th grade module on Collisions! Have you ever wondered how engineers designed car breaks to stop collisions? Check out this WONDEROPOLIS and let me know your thoughts!
At Burns Park our 2nd and 3rd graders created their own video games using Hopscotch and Scratch Jr.! Check out different Computer Scientists strategies and structures to creating video games here! Our Kindergartners are the next to learn!! Get ready, Kinders!
In our 2nd and 3rd grade PLTW classes, we are asking this questions and creating our own versions of video games using Scratch Jr. and Hopscotch coding programs. Take a look at this article and learn how Video Games are made. There are also so enrichment activities, too!
Have you ever wondered? Or in 5th grade, have you been inspired to build another type of robot? Check out this SITE for some engaging, inspiring ideas! Tell me what you think!
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