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3-D Shapes!
Thursday June 11th 2015, 9:16 am
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We have been working with 2-D and 3-D shapes! We have been identifying, sorting, describing and finally, our favourite… building!!

The children really synergized amazingly  to build these 3-D shapes! Some even decided to put two

3-D shapes together to build a house!

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Today we were put into “families” and experimented with buying things we needed and wanted for our family. Some of us had LOTS of money. Some of us had little. Some families that had a lot of money chose to have a “garage sale” or donate items to other families! We were able to determine that not everyone has the same economic resources. We practiced learning the values of monies and how to decide if we REALLY need something or if it is just a “want”.

 

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Here are some journal entries we did after our experience. We had to write about what we learned and what we wonder. “I wonder how much money we spend in a day?”

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…”I learned that you don’t need wants.Needs are stuff you need to survive.”

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“I learned you should not spend money on things you do not need. I know some people are poor. I get an allowance….I spend my money for my snack at school and a birthday present for my brother”.

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We are practicing being great innovators in Science! Most recently we built a pinwheel!! We learned what materials we would need to create something that used wind to power it! We had soo much fun practicing making them spin!!  









Jacob’s Habitat Video on Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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Cam’s Fish Habitat Video on Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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