Who: Fifth Grade Students
When: 1:00-1:15 daily. Up to three presenters, each chautauqua will last from one to five minutes in length. Sign up is on the whiteboard.
Why/Purpose: to edify and entertain, to showcase our diverse interests and talents, to develop a strong sense of community and support, to seek positive change for ourselves and our community, and to build upon earlier conversations.
What: Chautauqua Ideas:
- anything you are passionate about
- play the piano, saxophone, violin, guitar etc..
- read a story that you wrote
- share a poem or a story you or someone you know wrote
- share a podcast or video relative to fifth grade topics
- read a page from your favorite book that demonstrates great writing
- give a book talk so that others can see and benefit from your passion for reading
- tell us about your Thinking Wall artifact
- summarize a current event from a newspaper or news blog
- show systems thinking examples from the real world
- present a slide show on your favorite place, person, or thing
- give examples or ideas concerning environmental stewardship
- demonstrate a science experiment
- Let us know what are you passionate about?
- code, technology…
- a place you visited
- a story your grandma told you
NO VIDEOS PLEASE!!!
Math: Fibonacci, exponential growth, measurement and statistics used to communicate, multiplication algorithm in India or China, ancient counting systems, …
Science: synergies in ecosystems, plants, water cycle, water systems, renewable energy, astronomy, Buckminster Fuller, Rachel Carson, George Washington Carver, …
History: Indigenous cultures in North America past and present, European exploration and conquest, American revolution, civil rights, government,