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Science: Getting Your Hands Dirty

October 15, 2017

5th grade students spent some time observing, measuring and dissecting a variety of plants. To begin the process they dissected a pansy flower plant.  Then they went out to the garden and pulled out a variety of plants. They began to . . . read more

5th Graders use Fidget Spinners in Math

August 30, 2017

Fidget Spinners are fun to play with, but this year the 5th grade students are using Fidget Spinner as a tool in math.  Students spend time each day using a Fidget Spinner to practice their math facts.  They work to see how many . . . read more

5th Graders Dig for Artifacts

May 1, 2017

At the end of the year 5th grade students study archaeology. They learn about the different layers of soil an archaeologist might encounter while digging at an archaeological site. They begin by looking at garbage. They look for clues to . . . read more

Blow Your Nose

March 30, 2017

Which Kleenex do you buy?  Do you buy the cheapest, the softest, or the one that absorbs the most?  The 5th graders decided to find out which one would perform the best.  They performed a test for strength and then also tested . . . read more

Bridges

May 10, 2016

5th grade students spent some time learning how bridges are constructed.  Using concepts from math and science, students first drew models and then attempted to build a bridge that would hold a can of pop. Students discovered that . . . read more

Abolitionists

Miss Krehbiel | May 15, 2015

Another school year is coming to a close. I have enjoyed getting to know each student, and I am excited to see them move to middle school. The growth these students have exhibited over 3 years has been fun to watch. In Social Studies, we . . . read more

Who Are You?

February 11, 2014

In Social Studies we have been learning about famous abolitionists.  Each 5th grader picked an abolitionist they wanted to research.  They collected information from the internet and then proceeded to take the information and write . . . read more

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