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Now that we have had a full week of school, science was back in full swing! Our scientific week started out with the dissection of a seed. During the dissection, we learned about the major seed parts; the plant food (cotyledon), seed coat, and baby plant (embryo) .
We continued exploring plants by planting seeds with our buddies that will grow in the fifth grade grow lab.
Then we had the chance to go to Blackstone Park and collect interesting nature specimens which later fueled much learning, discussion, and experimentation in class. Thanks to Mara for coming along!
In Design Lab, we began our study on balance and motion by learning about weights, counterweights, and balance points.
We finished up our week with an awesome guest reader!