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Tower Garden by: Claire and Xander

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Tower Garden          So what is a tower garden?  Well a tower garden is an aeroponic garden that does not use soil and uses 90% less water than plants growing in soil.  An aeroponic garden is a garden that grows plants in the air, or in a misty environment. (The plants in […]

Snowy Owls by: Elisa

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Snowy Owl’s!!! These large owls breed on the Arctic tundra, where females lay a clutch of 3 to 11 eggs. Clutch size depends upon the availability of food, and in particularly lean times a usually monogamous pair of owls may not breed at all. Parents are territorial and will defend their nests against all comers-even […]

The One and Only By:Justin and Cody

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The One and Only By:Justin and Cody    You may not believe this but we are the only Monarch Way Station in the East valley!  The thing that we are the most surprised about is that they actually visit us, but it’s not just Monarchs that visit us.  Many other different butterfly species come that are […]

Facts about Cows!!! by Nic

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Facts about Cows!!!                                                     Moooo!   The lifespan of a cow is normally around 15 years. The oldest cow known to date lived to be 48 years old! The first cow arrived in America in 1611. Before milking machines were invented, it took a farmer one hour to milk six cows. Now, the machines can milk […]

Alien Sharks ! By Tirzah

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Dear blog viewers, These sharks I am going to talk about seem like they come from a totally different world!   These sharks have 5 to 7 gills and fins that are not fused to the head. Here are three deep sea sharks I am am going to talk about. Number 1 The Goblin  Shark! The […]

Bird Bash by: Justin, Cody, Lilly, and Claire

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  Project feederwatch started at our school last year. This year was Mrs. Goucher’s and Mrs. fraher’s 2nd year of doing Project feederwatch. Project Feederwatch is a project with Cornell University. Both of our classes watch birds and keep track of which birds we see. Throughout the whole project we would hang up different bird […]

Students win Earth Day Glogster Contest!

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Mrs. Goucher and Mrs. Martinez’s classrooms collaborated on a project to create a glogster that explained an essential question based on water quality in our school.  Students worked together to test our school’s drinking water for hardness, chlorine, ph, copper, and nitrates to determine if our water quality up to par. To view Melissa and […]

Mrs. Goucher’s Class Goes Fishing!!!

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  The Fishing Trip                                                                                        By:Sarah,Hannah,Melissa, Jack, and Heath Our  class went on a  field trip to the Game and Fish.   We went fishing and some people caught fish.  The people who caught the fish are Sarah, Hannah, Jack, and Heath.  They all caught rainbow trout.  It took us a long time to catch […]

Bird Sketches

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  As part of our Project FeederWatch we learned how to sketch the different species of birds we see in our windows.  I was amazed at how good our students are at sketching.  They have shared their work on voice thread for you to check out. Click on the link below to see our sketches. […]

Project FeederWatch

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Look out the window, is it Superman? No! Is it a sasquatch? No!  It’s birds from the Sonoran Desert!  Mrs. Fraher and I have a dream for our students.  We are always looking for ways to integrate technology into our classrooms and we found a grant that would help us accomplish our goals.  The grant […]

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