October 21

Straw Instruments

Fourth grade scientists have been studying sound. We flattened the end of a straw with our teeth, and then cut it like a reed. As we blew into the straw, sound was produced with vibrations. Next, we gradually cut the end of the straw, and as we did the pitch changed.

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October 21

Mirror Writing

At the end of fourth grade’s light lab, we tried mirror writing. Mirror-writing is the production of letters, words or sentences in reverse direction, so that they look normal when viewed in a mirror. We certainly employed the growth mindset to complete this challenge! (This was dress in your favorite holiday attire day during homecoming week.)