Middle School

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This week we have started learning about Newton’s Laws of Motion. We learned about how a body at rest stays at rest and a body at motion stays in motion unless acted on by another force. We explored and tested this by completing a lab where we pulled out a sheet of paper from under...
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The middle schoolers have just begun their fourth cycle, Forces of Change. We will learn about scientific forces, types of energy and Newton’s laws for our science unit, which we started on Tuesday. Our first lesson was a review of kinetic and potential energy, and we talked about different types of potential energy, such as...
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Recently, the middle schoolers and sixth graders started reading to the kindergartners on Friday afternoons. They have been reading Kenny and the Dragon, a chapter book about a young rabbit who finds a dragon on the hill next to his house. The middle schoolers have also been working on their identity projects. Identity projects are...
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In middle school we have been working on our personal world identity project. This project goes along with our cycle theme of identity. We have been exploring what our identity means and looking at characteristics of ourselves. We’ve picked different pictures that represent us to show in this art project.
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This week in middle school we started a new humanities unit. We are exploring westward expansion in the U.S in the early-mid 1800’s. We started this by having a lesson on The Trail of Tears. We were very surprised to learn about the terrible tragedies the Native Americans had to endure as they were kicked...
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