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 [...]

Magic of Wind

Magic of Wind

We came home from the center and was inspired to learn more about the wind and use for energy. Lisa This simple experiment with a windmill is a great example : https://www.education.com/science-fair/article/engineering_windmill/ Windmills are machines that convert energy from the wind into useful work by rotating. The rotation of a windmill often powers a motor or [...]

St. Landry Tourist Center

St. Landry Tourist Center

Today in my virtual classroom we are on a Field Trip : The St Landry Tourist Center The Center is an award-winning example of how sustainable practices can and should be incorporated in the design and function of a building as well as a state certified welcome center. From its orientation on the property to the [...]

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. [...]

School time with Lisa

School time with Lisa

Happy Thursday everyone and Welcome : Are your kids home from school because of the Flu? Did your school not go online or didn't send work home? Worried about your kids education? Here's some great sites to explore and have fun while Learning : Board Kids : Go outside and Play. Play board games and [...]

Grammar Day

Grammar Day

This week has been all about the written word : What is the purpose of grammar? Knowing grammar can improve our ability to think analytically and communicate confidently and effectively. It can also help us understand the language that shapes our world and our personal identities. Grammar matters Popular Missed Used Words : Accept vs. Except.Affect vs. Effect.Lie vs. [...]

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 [...]