September 4

Lichen

What is growing on the tree? My scientists weren’t certain, but most thought it might be moss. I explained that this is lichen which is a symbiotic relationship between fungus and algae. We looked at a couple other examples of symbiosis. Click here to watch a video about lichen. Many trees on campus have lichen on them.

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September 4

Water and Oil

PreK scientists continued their study of color. Through the investigation, they learned water and oil are both liquids, but they don’t mix! We practiced using a pipette by releasing drops of colored water into vegetable oil. This is also a fun way to practice self-control.



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