1.3: September 15-19

Important Dates:
9.16 Back to School Night, grades 3-5 7:00-8:00
9.17 Late Opening, 10:45-3:00
9.30 Field Trip: Bull Run Watershed, Depart at 9:00 a.m.
10.2 Fall Garden Work Party (3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.)
10.10 No School, State Inservice Day

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This week in…
Math
• Prime factorization number riddles
• Common factors of two numbers
• Common prime factors
• Order of operations

Humanities/Science
ReadingOmnivore’s Dilemma
Big Question: Where does our food come from?
Part One: The Industrial Meal: Food from Corn- Chapters 1-9
• Socratic seminar- agreements and processes, learning how to read and think deeply, practicing collaboration during discussion.
• Systems thinking- Lorax Ice-berg project, building a sustainable system. Presentations will include an ice-berg poster, containing 6-10 BOTG’s, 1-2 connection circles, 2 causal loops, and a ladder of Inference
• Science: The black soldier fly larvae; from observation to inquiry.
1. Creating questions with dependent and independent variables.
Does temperature affect BSFL consumption speed?
2. Graphing your hypothesis
3. Designing an investigation- Materials list and procedures

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