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Rockwell Elementary Earth Day

On Earth Day, fourth graders at Norman Rockwell Elementary School learned how soil and water are connected during a virtual presentation that introduces students to creatures that live in the soil.

Rosa Parks Elementary Earth Day 2021

Make that Friday-night pizza delicious and nutritious with fresh, home-grown vegetables. As part of Earth Week, the Rosa Parks Elementary PTSA distributed seeds and soil for students to plant at home.

Audubon Elementary Earth Day 2021

The Green Team at John James Audubon Elementary shared videos on FlipGrid about how they celebrate Earth Day. Some of their ideas included using sunlight instead of electricity, planting trees, recycling, drawing pictures and picking up litter.

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    Creativity and learning collide with visit from the teaching toymaker


    Mann Toymaker

     

    Horace Mann Elementary second graders got a hands-on toy-building lesson from “Mr. Toymaker,” Rick Hartman. Students used simple tools and math concepts to make rubber band-powered boats with their own kid-friendly saws and hammers. Once they were done, the kids played with their boats and conducted science experiments in big tubs of water scattered throughout the room. A fun, educational time was had by all!