Category: Science

Because good things come in threes

Like magic, our nasturtiums begin to grow. We spent some of a gorgeous, sunny morning watching the grandaddy to our own Marafun event.  So amazing seeing all the hard work pay off as runners achieve their goals. Hopefully it was …

Before

Let’s be honest:  The only thing I’ve ever really successfully grown is my hair. Here’s hoping my kids have more luck. Thanks to the lovely ladies at The Prickly Pear Garden Centre for the tips. They suggested growing nasturtiums because …

A penny for our thoughts

Engagement.  You know – hunched over, the furrowed brow, not hearing someone call your name, twenty minutes passing as if they were two.  That was us yesterday afternoon as we learned more about “Matter”. We put the cohesion of water …

Partying with Pellets Part Two

The pellet party continued late into the school week as we took a closer look at the bones, learning names and identifying exactly what was inside our stinky gems.  Just as we were grooving along thinking things couldn’t possibly get …

Partying with Pellets

Gloves, check. Tweezers, check. Magnifying glass, petri dish – check and check. Room 105 was a virtual Science lab last week as we poked, prodded, dissected and discussed everything owl pellet. Apart from a feeble attempt in third grade (I …

Making Time To Hang Out

The days get shorter, daylight savings time falls back in a few days, and the weather really begins to turn.  Yep, sounds like November, all right. It’s time to switch gears and trade in talk of pumpkins for poppies, as …