School Time

School Time

Welcome to Back to School 2020 What will your school year look like ? Regular school, hybrid, on line (virtual learning are all options this year in most areas. At this time my area is still debating on school for this year but a later start date is a must. My family school choice: We [...]

Thursday Lesson * Sun

Thursday Lesson * Sun

The Sun is made of hot gases, containing many of the same materials we find here on the Earth. These materials, called elements, include hydrogen, helium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, and iron. You can find all of these on any periodic table of elements. Did you know that most of the atoms in our bodies were made inside stars? As [...]

B for Bee’s

B for Bee’s

Welcome my virtual classroom ! Today we are exploring Bee's : Honey bees — wild and domestic — perform about 80 percent of all pollination worldwide. A single bee colony can pollinate 300 million flowers each day. Grains are primarily pollinated by the wind, but fruits, nuts and vegetables are pollinated by bees. Seventy out of the top 100 human [...]

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are!

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are!

Twinkle ,Twinkle , Little star : is today's science lesson : Stars are huge celestial bodies made mostly of hydrogen and helium that produce light and heat from the churning nuclear forges inside their cores. Aside from our sun, the dots of light we see in the sky are all light-years from Earth. They are [...]

Today’s Lesson : Insects & Bugs

Today’s Lesson : Insects & Bugs

Class Bell ringer- Is all bugs insects? All bugs are insects, but under the technical definition, not all insects are bugs. True bugs belong to an order of insects called Hemiptera. ... Most people think of bugs as any small, non-sea creature with more than four legs, which covers everything from spiders to beetles to millipedes. Q: Is there a difference between an insect and a bug?A: Yes, there is [...]

April Rain

April Rain

April showers Bring May flowers : Where does Rain come from : Evaporation is the process by which water changes from a liquid to a vapor. The Sun's energy warms water droplets until the water becomes a vapor and rises into the air. When water vapor (or droplets) come together in the sky, they form clouds. [...]

Learning about Flowers

Learning about Flowers

Welcome to my Thursday virtual classroom ! Today we are exploring flowers ! As we continue our exploration of outdoors as we are stay close to home: Lesson 2 begins Now : We use flowers to mark all kinds of moments – celebration, remembrance, romance (or, for the more suspicious among us, a hint that [...]

Virtual School house

Virtual School house

Welcome my Thursday readers. Today it's all about the outside and how seeds become plants and flowers ! https://youtu.be/tkFPyue5X3Q learn how to sort and classify seeds by external characteristics.discover what's inside a seed, to predict how seeds will change after sprouting, and to observe the sprouting (germination) process. Seeds grow into new plants. Each seed has [...]

Feb 29th Leap Year

Feb 29th Leap Year

Welcome to my classroom : today's lesson is all about Leap Year In a leap year, the extra day is added at the end of February, giving it 29 days instead of 28. The extra day is called a leap day, or an intercalary day. It takes the earth a little bit less than 365 ¼ days (365.242 [...]

School Time : Valentine

School Time : Valentine

Bell Ringer : Who buys the most Valentine cards ? Men or Women? History : The Catholic Church recognizes at least three different saints named Valentine or Valentinus, all of whom were martyred. One legend contends that Valentine was a priest who served during the third century in Rome.Although the truth behind the Valentine legends [...]