The kids did "Moon Jumps" - they used taped coffee filters as "moons" and they jumped as high as they could and stuck them to the wall. They then measured the height and multiplied it times 6 to tell them how high they would jump if they were on the moon!
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Astronomy - Earth and Moon
Today our Apologia Astronomy Class was on the Earth and Moon. The kids first discussed the various vocabulary words they had learned while reading their Chapters. Words have been chosen from the weekly reading material and either a Jeopardy style game has been played using them or we've just identified them and let the kids answer from what they can remember. It's a way to review before we delve into the projects for the day and refresh their memories.