Prairies – Natural Resources – Jobs

As you know, we have been talking LOTS about natural resources. Today, we explored Google maps in the prairies to see what the physical geography (landscape) looks like, what natural resources we saw in those pictures, but then the next step; what jobs come from those natural resources. Check out the mindmap below to see […]

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Natural Resources

We had an amazing talk today about natural resources. We learned that natural means to come from nature, and resource means something that we use. Some kids (and even me when I was a kid!) thought that natural resources are boring. But today, we learned that it’s actually a very important thing to talk about! […]

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Ghost Towns

Today we started talking about Ghost Towns. Check out the picture below to see what the kids already “know” about ghost towns…. http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-ghost-town –> click on the video to watch the Johnny Cash song with pictures of abandoned places Challenge: What are some reasons why places are abandoned and ghost towns develop? Talk with your families and […]

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Magnet Exploration and Discovery!

Over the last week, we have really explored magnets and what they are capable of. The picture shows some of the discoveries that the students made. In Social, we have been talking about Natural Resources and how they affect our lives. We then connected the idea that if we continue to use natural resources at […]

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