A friend of us was drawing these silhouette Superheroes for the curriculum night. Batman alone was about 4 feet tall.
Sara’s Third Grad Theme was Superman.
And here is Scott’s Wonder Woman drawing.
Sara’s school had their 7th Curriculum Night. This year’s theme: “Superheroes”. As we all know, Superheroes use and fight lots of science to protect humankind and the world. Superman explains, how a tornado forms; Spiderman invites us to learn more about his buggy friends (No, I’m still not a fan of spiders!); the Incredibles teach us about electric circuits. … Just to name a few examples. But before I forget to mention it: There are also our daily human Superheroes, which keep us safe and sound in our community, every day: TCPD & TCFD came for a visit to say “Hello” as well.
“I can let a cookie disappear! What’s your Superpower?”
Sara did very well, gathering all this information as a Third Grader. There are some flaws. But still, she did great.
Katelynn and Sara pass some time by playing, while waiting for their turn going to the gym.
Spiderman has a lot of friends for Science. Here are some ants made out of spoons, pipe cleaners and googly eyes.
The classroom doors were decorated as well
This was the 7th Curriculum Night at Sara’s Elementary School
Sand and Water … remind me, not to use this type of sand for the kitty litterbox. 😉
It turned out to be another great Curriculum Night. Sara had a lot of fun, learning something new. Even Katelynn had fun with some of the projects. She was amazed, when she touched the water bubble, which sat on top of the sand (Remind me, not to use this kid of sand for the kitty litterbox!).
As the title gives it away, the theme of Sara’s Elementary School Curriculum was “Night At The Museum” last night. Katelynn was actually more excited about last night’s event, than Sara. Sara saw it coming together over a couple of weeks. Katelynn knew it was about dinosaurs.
Dinosaur George was with their Dino Exhibit in Sara’s school
School Entrance Area
When we got up to the school, we still had to wait to let in. We showed up early to get a good parking spot. Once they let us in, Katelynn wanted to go straight to the exhibit in the cafeteria. As soon as she entered the room, her eyes went wide open. There were so many fossils and bones of Mesozoic Era. Dinosaur George was leading the exhibit. And there was a lot to look at for all of us. Katelynn and Sara could look and touch at a skull from a turtle that roamed the seas, when Texas was still covered by an ocean.
Katelynn is excited seeing all these different fossils and bones of animals from the Mesozoic Era.
That’s a big dino skull.
Ancient “Rollie Pollie”
Sara at the Curriculum Night in her school
Sara in front of fossils and bones found in the Lone Star State.
Ancient lizard fossil found in Texas
But there was more to see and to try out. After we all had a hotdog, we went to check out Egyptian history in the library. The girls tried to write their names in hieroglyphs. They also learned, that the ancient Egyptians were great Mathematicians, Scientists, and Astronomers. Speaking of astronomy: On the other side of the hallway was a little Planetarium. The students got a template with a constellation and a tooth pick. When they entered the tent, which was a black tarp, they could poke holes in the form of a star constellation. There was light above the tent, and it really looked like they are stargazing. I loved that idea, since it is in my alley. 😉
Sara tries herself in writing Egyptian hieroglyphs.
A part of our Solar System
“Walk like an Egyptian. …”
Sara’s Egyptian Artwork.
Since the school is in its second year of the Texas Motor Speedway/NASCAR reading competition, some parents, students and teachers made box cars last week. A lot of them had really cool designs and were funny as well.
Sara’s entry car design for the Lionel Racing NASCAR Die-Cast Competition.
Haha! I really like this one.
The 6th Curriculum Night of Sara’s Elementary school turned out very good. They also seem to improve and have a higher turnout, every year. We really enjoyed it. Katelynn was very excited. And Sara has lots of study material for future school projects.