Urban Bird Watchers
Saturday, October 18, 2014
|Wilbur still in net before being released. Wilbur hatched from one of 60 eggs, purchased from Rose Franklin, Fifth graders successfully raised about 40 and released them as adults.|
|Note found in 5th grade classroom near Wilbur's net.|
One more chrysalis left.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
If you can tune out airplanes and highway traffic, Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge can transport you to another time...a time when Brooklyn had wetlands and woodlands...
Fourth graders took time to reflect and draw and use a new tool...binoculars.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Farmers use wood as a medium to show their understanding of plants. Some of the plants turned into amazingly fantastic sculptures...with a plant like quality.
Fourth graders are beginning to connect the pollution in the Gowanus with the disappearance of wetlands. This activity has kids analyze how well different materials can stand in for wetlands by slowing down, absorbing, or filtering water.