What time is it?

Today in math, the grade 5’s experimented to see the relationship between distance and time by rolling a marble down a ramp.

The grade 4’s played the Time Match Game.

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Fat Tuesday means….

Waffle breakfast and Mardi Gras masks!

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Telling Time

Telling Time

We are beginning our math unit on measurement. In order to help with telling time, we have created some benchmarks in class to help with estimating the reasonableness of our answers. Below is a site to help with telling time.

http://www.teachingtime.co.uk/

 

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Beyond The Shadow Of A Doubt

Today in art class, we learned various shading techniques used to indicate the direction of a light source.

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Grade 4 Light Quiz

Science Review…Light Quiz
The quiz will be on Wednesday, February 14. Below is a review. We have covered most of the material. Colour will be covered this week.

Light Review

Key Terms Definition
Natural light
Artificial light
Light source
energy
Radiant energy
reflection
shadow
umbra
penumbra
transparent
refraction
Convex lens
Concave lens
spectrum
prism
absorb
Translucent
Opaque
-examples of natural vs. artificial sources of light

-how does light travel?

-which objects reflect light better?

-how does light reflect off of a mirror?

-what happens to a shadow as you move the light source? Object? Screen?

-what happens to light when it passes through water? Glass?

-what are the colours of the spectrum?

-what are colour filters?

-why does our eye see an object that is red?

 

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The Magic Penny

Today in science we learned about refraction, the bending of light when it passes from one medium (air) to another medium (water).  We were able to make a penny reappear. Students then wrote a reflection on the activity.

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