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Monday, 27 April 2020
Learn about Space & NASA
Mood:  bright
Now Playing: Space Adventure Games
Topic: Science

Who is on the space station? What does an astronaut do?

What does NASA stand for? Can I learn facts about space by playing a game?

Go, play, and learn about space and how the world uses this technology to improve our world.

 https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:11 AM CDT
Updated: Tuesday, 28 April 2020 8:16 AM CDT
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Thursday, 23 April 2020
How does our government Work?
Now Playing: Ben's Guide to the US Government
Topic: Social Studies

Do you want to know more about your government?

How does the U.S. Government work?

Who is Ben Franklin?

Read and look for the answers.

 https://bensguide.gpo.gov/


Posted by Ms. Owens at 3:50 PM CDT
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Monday, 20 April 2020
Virtual tour of the Aquarium
Now Playing: Monteray Bay Aquarium Virtual Tour

Whether you are interested in

bird watching in the avaiary,

the crystal clear coral reef or

maybe you want to learn about the habitat of sharks.

Go to the Monterey Bay Aquarium tour.

 https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

 Sharks, Coral Reefs and Birds...  oh my!


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:29 AM CDT
Updated: Saturday, 25 April 2020 5:43 PM CDT
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Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Virtual Art Tour
Mood:  bright
Now Playing: Georgia O'Keefe Museum of Art

Do you love art?

Have you seen the Georgia O'Keefe Museum? 

Time for an art adventure. Here are several virtual art tours.

 https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/georgia-o-keeffe-museum?hl=en

Enjoy the art and find the artist in you!


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:16 AM CDT
Updated: Saturday, 25 April 2020 5:42 PM CDT
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Monday, 13 April 2020
Tea Made with Clover
Now Playing: Clover Tea
Topic: Recipes

Have you ever seen clover growing in your yard?

First get your parents to help you pick 3 to 6 blossoms

for each cup of tea. Then add them to 1 cup of water that has boiled.

Let steep or soak for 5 to 10 minutes.

Next take the flowers and stems out of the hot water.

Add honey or sugar and enjoy your cup of clover tea.

This makes 1 cup of hot tea. If you want more ...

multiple 3 times how many cups you want to make.

You can also refrigerate and have this green tea for later over ice.


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:18 AM CDT
Updated: Saturday, 25 April 2020 5:44 PM CDT
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Friday, 10 April 2020
Fun Reading with the Almanac
Now Playing: The Farmer's Almanac
Topic: Symbols

What do the symbols represent in this holiday?

Read and find the answers here.

 https://www.almanac.com/content/surprising-origins-easter-symbols-lambs-lilies?trk_msg=OMAHUQ5V2MOKPB0BKQKE61BP70&trk_contact=M3DPOU2FRB6OI1CM6A371AQRCG&trk_sid=KTK5HIDKMLI7R46QUKR1R2906S&utm_source=Listrak&utm_medium=Email&utm_term=The+Surprising+Origins+of+Easter+Symbols%3a+From+Lambs+to+Lilies+(title)&utm_campaign=Companion+Daily


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:34 AM CDT
Updated: Tuesday, 14 April 2020 8:40 AM CDT
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Thursday, 9 April 2020
Virtual tour of the Grand Canyon
Now Playing: Grand Canyon National Park
Topic: Virtual Tour

Do you know anything about the Grand Canyon? Here is your chance to explore. Learn about this great national park.

What animals live there? What is the temperature like there?

What kind of plants live in this habitat?

 https://www.usgs.gov/science-support/osqi/yes/national-parks/grand-canyon-national-park

What is your favorite part of the Grand Canyon?

Write a poem about the ecosystem of the Grand Canyon.

 

 


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:56 AM CDT
Updated: Saturday, 25 April 2020 5:48 PM CDT
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Wednesday, 8 April 2020
Poem in Your Pocket Day
Now Playing: Poems are Great!

What is poem in your pocket day?

Some students may remember last year and

how we read poems and some people

carried poems in their pocket.

Here is the history of poem in your pocket.

 https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/poem-in-your-pocket-day/

Write your own poem and share it with someone!


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:43 AM CDT
Updated: Tuesday, 14 April 2020 8:47 AM CDT
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Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Smithsonian Virtual Tour
Now Playing: Field trip to the Smithsonian

Where is the Smithsonian located? What will I learn when I visit the site?

Unlock the mysteries of this virtual tour and discover another world.

Have fun and explore!

 https://naturalhistory.si.edu/visit/virtual-tour


Posted by Ms. Owens at 8:12 AM CDT
Updated: Saturday, 25 April 2020 5:51 PM CDT
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Monday, 6 April 2020
Author Beverly Cleary
Now Playing: Great books by great authors
Topic: Writers

Check out the story behind Beverly Cleary and her books.

 https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=25993


Posted by Ms. Owens at 7:52 AM CDT
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