Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Body Organs: Brains and Heart

After you have completed your CPR Post Test, watch the videos below and fill out the video response sheet :)  You need to turn the Post Test AND the other papers from this week into Mrs. Rex tomorrow.

Bill Nye Heart

Bill Nye Brains 

Monday, April 20, 2015

American Heart Association- Hands Only CPR

This week we are going to learn about Hands-Only CPR. This is important stuff! It could help YOU save a life!!! Fill out the information on your paper using the links found below:


Click here to open this binder in a new window.

This paper is due THURSDAY!  Good luck and have FUN learning!!!

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Straw Tower Engineers

Challenge: Create a tower out of straws and masking tape that will support the weight of a tennis ball for 5 seconds.  The tallest tower to support the tennis ball wins!  I cannot wait to see what you come up with for your designs!

Before you begin, make sure you read the information on the link below about structural engineering. When you are done reading, write a definition of what a structural engineer is on your paper, and then start designing your tower.

What is a Structural Engineer?

Use THIS worksheet to help you.  The worksheet will be turned in after we test your tower to see if it can hold the weight of a tennis ball.

Good luck and have FUN learning!!!

PS- If you finish your tower before the end of class.  Watch the video below:

Sunday, April 12, 2015

Catapults- STEM Activity

Hello!!!  Welcome to MONDAY! :)  You guys did an amazing job on your end-of-level testing last week.  Thanks for working hard and getting all of those reviews done!  They may not have been super fun, but I know they helped you on your SAGE test.

Next week we will start on our Health Core.  HOORAY!

Here's what is on the agenda for today:


How many of you know what a catapult is???

CLICK HERE to read about catapults (make sure to fill out the information on your paper).

Then  CLICK HERE to watch a short clip with Bill Nye and catapults.

Now let's watch some guys who have taken catapults to a whole new level.

Check out Punkin' Chunkin'  and watch some amazing catapults in action!

Are you ready to create your own catapult?  You will need THIS worksheet and will work in groups of 4 to design your own catapult to see how far your team can launch a marshmallow.  The winning team gets a prize.

Good luck and have FUN learning!!! :) :) :)

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Science SAGE Testing

We have reviewed and reviewed and reviewed some more!  You are ready to do amazing things on your SAGE test.  You've got this!!! :)