Blog Highlights – Updated 04/17/2013
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Aloha e 5th Graders, I would appreciate your feedback on the solar boat project. Click on the links below to get to the surveys that I would like you do complete. Thank you for all your hard work and participation! … Continue reading
Congratulations to all the 5th graders who participated in the 6th Annual Solar Boat Regatta today at Hilo Intermediate school. You did it! You got all your boats to run and it looked like you had a lot fun doing … Continue reading
April 22 is known as EARTH DAY all over the world. Earth Day is a day we remind ourselves to take care of the earth for future generations. What could you do today to help our planet’s future? I hope … Continue reading
The first graders have been preparing for a special unit that they will be a part of next year as second graders. This project will be a unit on the Native Hawaiian Rainforests. As an introduction to this project, a … Continue reading
Aloha e 5th Graders, Iʻve been getting many questions regarding page 4 of the solar boat packet. So Iʻve put together more information and resources on the blog. On the top menu bar there is a section called “Solar Boat … Continue reading
So very excited to see the new Next Generation Science Standards. Hear it will be released next week.
What happens when hot meets cold? Just ask the fourth graders. In exploring thermal energy, the students conducted a simple experiment called hot meets cold. In this experiment, the students observed two jars, one with hot water and one with … Continue reading
Currently the second graders are learning about where their garbage goes it is put into the trash can. Students learned about how garbage goes into landfills and how many of those objects can be recycled. One such object is paper. … Continue reading
Aloha e 4th graders, Please watch the following video about how to set up your experiment for today’s class. Hot Meets Cold from Kalei Chang on Vimeo.
In their 1:1 iPad pilot, Mrs. Ah Hee’s class were asked to use Educreations, an app on the iPad, to create of video about how a variety of energy sources are generated, transferred and distributed to users. Check out a … Continue reading
Currently Mrs. Ah Hee’s 5th graders are conducting a pilot on 1:1 iPads in the classroom. Taking full advantage of students having iPads, I asked them to bring them to science class. The students used the iPads to showcase their … Continue reading
Today the 3rd graders had their first taste of energy labs for the 3rd trimester. Students will be looking at three types of energies: light, sound and heat. They will be exploring the properties of each type energy. In light … Continue reading