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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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Because of the rain yesterday, our Carter Farms work brought us inside.  We learned how to pickle different kinds of vegetables.  We had to wash and prepare all the food and measure out the ingredients.  Not all pickling is the same.  We used different recipes that used different vinegar and spices to get different results.
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This week we did a blood lab! We learned about the blood types. They were A, B, AB, and O. We did a lab to see if the blood reacted to antigens. We had to solve a mystery to see if peoples babies at a hospital were mixed up by testing their blood. It was...
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In P.E. we have been playing hockey and it’s been a lot of fun.  We’ve been learning about how to pass and how to hold the hockey stick. In Spanish we’ve been learning about subject pronouns.  We’ve also been learning about the culture of certain Latin American countries.  The country we just learned about was...
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In middle school, we have started our unit on genetics and have been studying many processes such as mitosis and meiosis. We are learning how organisms reproduce to pass on their traits, the genes that express those traits, and DNA. We have even been using the microscope to look at cells during mitosis and meiosis....
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On Thursday this week the middle school and the 6th year students had a special presentation from the SCOPE program with the University of Toledo. Miss Cassey, our Spanish teacher, also works for this program and gave us the presentation. The presentation was about the electron microscope and had the potential to zoom in on...
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