ELEMENTARY: DAILY LESSON 4/6

MONDAY, APRIL 6TH

STEAM

ACTIVITY:

Club LAIR:

What are the differences between a reptile and an amphibian?  Write or draw major differences you see between a reptile and an amphibian after watching the video.

Vocab to know:

Amphibian

Environment

Pollution

Hyrdological:

What is the water cycle?

Using the video try and answer the following questions:

  1. Water in the water cycle is always __________(fill in the blank)
  2. Give some examples of precipitation.
  3. How does water at room temperature become vapor?

LINK:

Club LAIR Video:

Eyewitness Amphibian Video: CLICK HERE

Hydrological Video:

Bill Nye the Science Guy: CLICK HERE

Get Up & Move

ACTIVITY:

Take it slow with some Yoga

LINK:

Cosmic Kids Yoga: Pokemon Yoga! CLICK HERE

Art

ACTIVITY:

Watercolor Creations:

Learn some watercolor basics: Push, Pull & Poke

Supplies

  • Watercolors
  • Watercolor paper
  • Brushes
  • Water

Ms. Marissa’s Challenge: Draw an accurate city landscape with…

  1. A ruler
  2. Paper
  3. Markers, colored pencils OR crayons

LINK:

Watercolor Basics Video: CLICK HERE

Art Projects for Kids, One Point Perspective: CLICK HERE

Power Period

ACTIVITY:

Engineering Challenge:

Build a Rube Goldberg Machine

Rube Goldberg Machine –

A series of chain reactions that make a simple task fun, difficult and humorous.

  • Watch the Ok Go Music video to see an example of a very elaborate Rube Goldberg Machine
  • See if you (and your family) can build a simple version of one

LINK:

Ok Go Video – This Too Shall Pass: CLICK HERE

Simple Rube Golberg Machine Example: CLICK HERE

Handout from LearnxDesign: CLICK HERE

Tech Time

ACTIVITY:

Scratch- Use Arrow Keys

  1. Click this link to sign in to Scratch
  2. Click the Create
  3. Click Tutorials-follow the Use Arrow Keys tutorial
  4. Leave a comment on Ms. Amanda’s Arrow Key Project and let me know if this was easy or challenging for you.(click the donut for a special message)

LINK:

Our Studio: CLICK HERE

Create your own Arrow Keys project, save and share it to our studio.

Explore Your World

ACTIVITY:

Take a look at this Live Cam at the Aquarium of the Pacific

  1. See anything interesting in the tropical reef?
  2. Do we have any of these corals or fish in our tank at the Clubhouse?

LINK:

Aquarium of the Pacific – Tropical Reef Aquarium: CLICK HERE

Social Recreation

ACTIVITY:

Take a break and play a game of chess, online against the computer or with your family. Watch this short video to learn about the game and some of the pieces.

  • With this online platform change the level of difficulty of the computer and learn the game

Make sure to check with your parents before going online

LINK:

Chess for Kids Tutorial Video: CLICK HERE

Play Chess Online: CLICK HERE

Mr. Eddie’s DIY Chess Board Read to the end for a special challenge: CLICK HERE

Reflection

ACTIVITY:

Draw a picture of what you’ve done today. Write a sentence about why you enjoyed doing this activity today.

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