Latest Entries »

Native seeds, after a period of cold stratification,are ready to get going for spring growth.

20130107-164923.jpg

Comparing, building, testing cars built from K’nex pieces is the basis for future engineers.

20130107-165017.jpg                      20130107-165038.jpg

 

Another enthusiastic independent project included the exploration of electrical circuits.

20130107-165119.jpg

Eyeball ornaments demonstrated students’ learning and enthusiasm for the eye!

20130107-165152.jpg

Glacial modeling and melting in the lab demonstrated common glacial features.

End moraines, lateral moraines, cirques, glacial lakes, headwalls and even glacial grooves could be seen.

20130107-165239.jpg               20130107-165256.jpg

 

Students created life-sized versions of the Rose Marshmallow, Hisbiscus moscheutos,  plant for an early summer in the science lab.

20130107-165338.jpg                20130107-165353.jpg

Students examined (up-close) the parts of a cow’s eye!

20130107-165432.jpg

20130107-165459.jpg

Stewardship

Evaluation of land restoration plan, tasks, and equipment was undertaken by students for future stewardship work.

Native Seeds

Students worked to discover and compare native marsh seeds to understand the types of plants to look for in the spring and summer.

20130107-165718.jpg

20130107-165738.jpg

Native plant seeds are different shapes, colors, and sizes. Students used the seeds to learn about the needs of the seeds.  Surprising discoveries were made about the final height of the plants when compared to the tiny seeds!