This Week in (and out of) the Lab – Nov. 17-21

16 11 2014

1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade – Kerbal Space Program

We will be using Kerbal Space Program to try to build and fly rockets. The students will have to use problem solving in order to have a successful flight.

4th, 5th, 6th Grade – Wonderopolis/Kidblogs

The students will be watching a short video and reading a short passage about the Tuskegee Airmen. They will then compare and contrast with the Civil War soldiers they read about in “Hold the Flag High”.

Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?




This Week in the Lab – November 11-14

10 11 2014

4th Grade Programming

All 4th grade classes will come to the lab for an introduction to programming. We will start with the video below, then move into practicing with Java Script, Logo, and Scratch.

Java Script Practice

Scratch




This Week in the Lab – November 3-5

3 11 2014

6th Grade Space Flight/Astronomy Project

Students will be using Kerbal Space Program to simulate building and launching a rocket into space. Students will work in partnerships with one student serving as Mission Control and the other as the Pilot. The ultimate goal of the week will be to get their rocket into orbit with enough fuel remaining to bring it back down.




This Week in the Lab – October 27-31

29 10 2014

1st Grade – Finishing our fall sentence: font, size, color, and inserting pictures.
2nd & 3rd Grade – Finish Find the Font and Fall Poems
4th, 5th, and 6th Grade – What is Cyberbullying, and how do you deal with it?
6th Grade GEM – Minecraft: Creating art and technology
Friday – Fall Festival




This Week in the Lab – October 20-24

19 10 2014

1st Grade – More work with Microsoft Word: Editing, Revising, Inserting
2nd & 3rd Grade – MS Word: Find the Font
4th, 5th, and 6th Grade – What is Cyberbullying, and how do you deal with it?
6th Grade GEM – Minecraft: Defending against enemies and technology
Friday – Make a Difference Day Walkathon




Global Read Aloud/Audacity Project

12 10 2014




The North Star

10 10 2014




This Week in the Lab – October 6-10

5 10 2014

5th Grade Audacity Project/Global Read Aloud

Classes will participate in the Global Read Aloud. Students will create an audio book version of the Peter Reynolds picture book “The North Star“. Students will add effects and post to their blogs. All students will get to share their completed project with a kindergarten student at the end of the week.

6th Grade GEM – S.S. Minecraft Project

This week we will be dividing into teams with individualized skills and responsibilities. These include gatherers/traders, builders, craftspeople, and farmers. The students will need to begin to collect resources, build shelter, cook food, and grow and harvest crops.




This Week In (and Out) of the Lab

29 09 2014

In the lab:

1st Grade – Microsoft Word Basics
2nd Grade – What I Want to Be When I Grow Up and MS Word
3rd Grade – Following Directions with MS Word
6th Grade GEM – S.S. Minecraft Project

Out of the lab:

4th, 5th, and 6th Grades – Intro to the Show Me app for Math




Computer Lab Intro Survey

14 09 2014

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