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Nov 21

Adventures, creativity and confidence! Monday/Thursday We’ve been building dams, cable cars, walls and pulleys to explore Engineering in PBL. I loved how well the students worked together, problem-solved and connected to the real world. We lifted a 5lb weight, single cinder block, double cinder…

May 4

This week we prepared for the Maker Faire by creating “kits” that our friends could try for themselves. This involved a lot of problem-solving, team work, and- of course- creativity! We have such an incredible assortment of talent. Each student/team will host a “Creation…

April 21

On Monday PBL students jumped into their Maker Faire planning and exploration last week, choosing topics and exploration centres for the event. Today we started a felt plushies project. At first we learned how to scale up the pattern (1cm=1 inch) on grid paper….

April 6

April showers bring May flowers! In spite of the rain, the kids were so excited to see each other after the break and play outside. They have developed quite the “survival” game at break and lunch! On Tuesday we read though scenes 1-5 of…

March 14

Last week we constructed some incredible Dinosaurs for our Presentation this coming week. We were really interested in finding the centre of gravity to support the dinos that stand up. This led to a discussion about the tails and the density of bones. incredible!…

March 6

Last week we started building our DINO’s. Need I say more! Brook, our resident Geologist, came to teach us about fossils, minerals and geological time. We got into some pretty old stuff! In Math we are finding out how much our amazing felt gardens…

June 5-9

Zoma Creative Last Two Weeks Countdown of Events   JUNE   Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 12 Sr. Students Science World 7am-8pm 13 14 Sr. Student Amazing Race 9:00-12:00 15 16 *All Day* Rehearsal Theatre Class (*if you can stay) 19 Sr. Science Exhibit…

May 29- June 2

Senior students built an amazing satellite replica, researching the ins and outs all morning before jumping into the details. Rumor has it a space suit is in the works! In the afternoon they went to Country Grocer to learn about scale, food economy as…