Exploring Science – Spring 2019 Week 1

Week 1 – February 20

This week was all about MAGNETS!

The middle and high school groups talked about ferrous metals and “the strange blue glow that saved lives”:

here are some fun videos that recap what we did:

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The elementary group asked the question: “What is magnetism?”.  They formed and tested hypotheses about which objects would be attracted to magnets.  They recorded the data, and then drew conclusions from that.

Here’s a worksheet that we used:

Magnetism worksheet

Here’s a fun video that talks about magnetism:

The preschoolers read snow stories and talked about birds in winter.  

Here is a link to learn more about which bird that is at your feeder

and projects for  feeding birds in the winter