Sunday, May 22, 2016
This may be stretching sustainability theme a bit far. But had to post these pictures of second graders learning how parts of a suspension bridge feel. Tension or Compression? Depends on whether you are a tower, buttress, anchorage or the load!
Thanks Stefania and Polly for sending in the pictures.
First Graders are busy as, sorry, "bees", doing three important jobs.
Job 1: Refurbishing the BUG Hotel.
|Which room needs some natural materials?|
|Holes in wood make good homes for insects.|
|Getting ready to hang materials.|
|Making entry way holes in cans.|
|Head contractor double checked work! And replaced a few nails.|
Job 2: Pollinating Flowers to Make More Fruits.
|Cross-pollinating Sweet William and Strawberry? GMO of the future?|
Job 3: Hunting for Garden Friends and Garden Pests
|I.D. Chart: Pests and Friends|
|Some grubs were removed. Don't tell kids. We put them back for the next group to find.|
Friday, May 20, 2016
Shelly Fank of Borough Bees, returns to BNS to teach about bees.
After meeting to find out about bees...students did a bee dance from one activity to another.
|Trying on beekeeper equipment.|
|Tasting two kinds of honey: orange blossom and buckwheat. O.B. was the favorite!|
|Looking at live bees.|