Magnet Games

We recently finished our Energy Transfer Unit.  One of the topics that was covered was magnets.  The students had an opportunity to make a magnet game.  There games were awesome!  The students had an opportunity to try out each other’s games.  Which game was your favorite?

Owl pellets

Last week we dissected owl pellets.  We read about owl pellets in Poppy.

Alien Angles

There is a great game called Alien Angles on mathplayground.com.  This game is a fun game that helps you learn to estimate angles.  To play this game on your computer visit mathplayground.com and then press the purple math games 1 button at the top of the page.  You then need to scroll down to the bottom of the list and alien angles is on the left side.  If you are playing on your iPad you have to use rover and then follow the same steps.  Make sure you read the directions before you start.  Good luck!

Electricity

We have been learning about electricity in science for the past week.  We built circuits and tested a variety of objects to see if they were conductors or insulators.  We also made switches for our circuits using aluminum foil.  What is the name for a circuit that has a switched turned on and what is the name for a circuit that has a switched turned off?

 

Multiplication Wrestling

Today we played a new game called Multiplication Wrestling.  The students learned how to multiply two double digit numbers.  What did you like about the game and was it an easy way to do double digit multiplication?

IXL Math

 

Today we visited the website IXL.  This website covers many of the topics that we cover in math class.  If you ever need more practice on a topic we are learning about or want to challenge your math knowledge visit this site.  Don’t forget you will need the username and password we discussed in class.  Click on the graphic above or the link on the right under math to visit the site.  If you earn an award take a screen shot of the award and email it to me.