Gilman’s third graders presented a living wax museum full of famous faces from the past and present. Visitors press a button and the statues come to life, sharing facts and details about the lives of historic men and women – this annual project is a great way for students to present their research and practice public speaking. Take a look.
School’s Paleontology Museum Engages Students in the Scientific Process
The Webb Schools in Claremont, California, is the only high school in the country to have an accredited museum of paleontology right on campus. The Alf Museum is not just a place where students go to look at fossils. It’s a place where students are part of the scientific process, where they learn the joy […]
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Aspen Academy’s 5th Grade Cardboard Challenge
Aspen Academy fifth graders began their school year in science by creating and sharing the first annual Aspen Academy Cardboard Arcade as part of the global cardboard challenge project. Students were asked to build something awesome out of cardboard, recycled materials, and (most important) their imagination. They decided to create an arcade and invited fellow […]
Project Based Learning: Fifth Grade Greek Fair
During the months of February and March, students worked in grade level small groups to research various aspects of ancient Greek life. Research focused on addressing the question, “How did the ancient Greeks’ way of life compare to our lives today?” Students gathered information using a variety of text and online resources. When the research […]