October ushered another wonderfully active month into the Upper Elementary classroom. We started the month with a field trip to Morton Arboretum where the class participated in a study of a Woodland ecosystem and a Prairie ecosystem. The students used scientific field tools and their knowledge of biotic and abiotic factors to collect data from…Details
The UE Class went to Nature’s Classroom Institute from March 13th through March 17th. This year, instead of going to Mukwonago, WI we went to Lake Geneva, WI. The new facility was bigger and had more buildings for classes and dorms. The students had an opportunity to take different classes such as: dissection, trail blazing,…Details
The Upper Elementary classroom has enjoyed a very productive start of a new school year. The students are all adjusting well to the rhythm of the classroom. We have been busy covering many of our beginning of the year favorites such as Maria Montessori’s great lesson presentations: the Coming of the Universe, the Archeozoic…Details
February has been a busy month for the class filled with many challenging projects. We continued our Earth Science lessons with the study of crystals. The students learned how to make a supersaturated solution using a variety of solutes including; borax, Epsom salts, alum, rock salt, baker’s sugar, and baking soda. As part of this…Details
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