Science Fair–go big or go home!!

     This is what learning looks like! I like to describe the state of my classroom right now as a “joyful mess.”  We are gearing up for the science fair and as a result, there are wires and lemons … Read More

Scott MarshiaScience Fair–go big or go home!!

Water power

  We took on an engineering challenge to create a water wheel that can lift different loads of washers. Some of the things we learned were: More paddles made the wheel turn faster Shorter paddles stayed stuck on better Sometimes … Read More

Scott MarshiaWater power

Electrifying presentation

Galvanometers, hand-crank generators, and a bicycle-powered light board were some of the cool toys brought in by the Vermont Energy Education Program to help the 5th and 6th graders get an understanding of how electricity works. We’ll keep exploring the … Read More

Scott MarshiaElectrifying presentation