# nov 21

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Watch water turn to ice before your eyes! So cool! Such a fun science experiment

Demonstrate the 3 distinct states of matter with jello! via A Fly on the Classroom Wall

Pumpkin Math Activities

Amen. That's why the attacks from the enemy bounce off like nothing ever happened. God blesses his children and binds the enemy.

I like to spice up my lesson on Phase Change by having each student start by holding a Hershey Kiss in their non-writing hand. About 10 minutes later we begin the topic of Phase Change. By this point the chocolate has already melted and is oozing out in their hand. The topic of energy and phase change follows. How can you wrong with melted chocolate?

Kids will enjoy these pilgrim hat crayon cups to get creative on Thanksgiving.

My side and your side are different but the same in many ways. We are both looking at the same problem and have radically different views on a solution. But as I'm going through this process, I can see a small light; a tiny glimmer of hope. This comfort comes from knowledge that no matter what it looks like on the outside, God's got it taken care of; no sweat, no worries.

It’s beginning to look a lot like….truthfully, Christmas!!! Everywhere I look we’ve skipped straight over Thanksgiving and gone right to the twinky lights (which are admittedly my favorite), trees in store window displays, and The Elf is back in stock at the North Pole…AKA Target. 😉 But for at least two more weeks our classroom […]

Blog post: How to Make Butter. Hands-on and interactive... this lesson is a fun way to teach students about solids and liquids!

States of Matter science lesson: rice krispy crockpot treats! Students make observations about the changes from a solid to a liquid and back to a solid with the change in temperature. Takes an hour but totally worth it!

In this activity students will be asked to sort solids from liquids. It is a hands on exercise that requires the student to analyze properties of matter.

Many restaurants still serve ketchup in glass bottles, but those make it hard to get the right amount onto your plate. A video explains how the problem lies with the physics of the condiment itself.

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Hello Everyone! Just a quick share tonight. We will of course be working on integrating social studies and reading these next two weeks by enjoying the characters in some of our favorite Thanksgiving/Pilgrim/Turkey books. Sarah Morton's Day By Kate Waters is one of those. Here's a quick mini unit with an emphasis on character analysis. For your mini unit on Sarah Morton, click HERE!! :) The unit comes with patterns for hands on visuals of a pilgrim boy and girl. My second offering is an…

Proper Noun Pizzas!

Kids learn about the history of the Pilgrims and Plymouth Colony of Colonial America including the Mayflower voyage, establishing a Puritan settlement, their leaders, Squanto, the Native Americans, and Thanksgiving.