Today, the sixth graders discused about their amazing field trip in the Chicago Architecture center. They learned how to actively listen to each other. Then, they worked as a team to move a balloon around so that everyone can touch it. After that, they explore building diferent structures. After that, they proceeded with their final challenge, creating something that is tall or something that is made of just triangles. Continue reading →
In science, the scholars were building towers today. With a lot of determintion, many of them managed to keep it straight. After that, they built another tower and learned about trusses. A triangle is the stongest shape to build bridges and towers! Later, they experimented with different weights to see how strong their structure was. Even though it was quite chilly, the scholars are all happy to be here.
Today, the scholars learned about how to work as a team to flip a cup. Many were successful, but some will learn from their mistakes. In math, the scholars learned about variables and played a game to further help them. Today was a good day.