Sunday, March 13, 2016

Properties of Matter: Grade 2

All classes in Denton Avenue are moving onto Module 2 in their PLTW modules.  But first, we celebrate Grade 2's final Module 1 Contest.  Their unit: Properties of Matter.  The students discovered that Angela, Milo, and Suzi were heading off to a soccer game.  Angela brought the ice pops but forgot the cooler.  Now the friends (with help from Grade 2 students) have to design a cooler that will keep the ice pops frozen.

After learning about changes in matter and insulators and conductors of heat, the children built their prototypes and held a grade wide contest to see whose ice pop would stay frozen the longest.  All of them had a great time showing off their designs.


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