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Read those FMJ’s to find out what your student has been busy doing this week.  As for today, we learned about heat energy, made spinners, and danced our way into the weekend.

High and Low: Short and Long

If you are reading your student’s FMJ, you will know they had a great week with tons of learning thrown in.  Today wasn’t any different.  As we study energy, we look at various forms.  For the past few weeks both ICS and GS have been looking at sound...

Can you hear me?

While we are 4ICS is focusing on Energy Transference, we are also looking at sound and how it travels.  Last week, we made telephones and discovered that sound is an energy because it moves.  We felt the vibrations in our throats and felt the small movements back and...

Height, Distance, Valleys, Hills, Transfer, and Sound

What do all these have in common? Ask an ICS 4th grader.  Besides our wonderful rollercoaster activities, we have also been doing other activities that integrate all our subjects.  We play “BUMP” and we make books.  We are having a great time and there is...

So MUCH in one week!

Looking at the kid’s FMJs, I can tell the kids had fun this week.  A lot of learning has happened and the kids are excited about it.  We have started a new unit as well as begin learning new things in math.  Please ask your students about it. It helps when they...