Hands-on Learning with Nutrition

On Wednesdays, students in Mrs.Elmer’s classroom participate in one of their favorite electives- nutrition. Last Wednesday, students crafted “Bread in a Bag.” Before they could begin mixing ingredients however, students received a lesson in reading labels to understand nutritional value. Mrs.Elmer guided students in comparing Wonder Bread brand ingredients to Dave’s Killer Bread ingredients. Students became curious about the additives they found in Wonder Bread, and made connections about its flavor and ingredients! When the time came to follow the “Bread in a Bag” recipe, students had to use their knowledge of fractions to successfully complete the [...]

Hands-on Learning with Nutrition2022-01-18T00:31:47-05:00

Exploring Natural Disasters

Students in Coach Carter’s 6th and 7th grade class spent three days this week preparing for a research project in social studies. The project focus was natural disasters around the world. Coach’s hope for this project was twofold: to deepen students’ understanding of geography as well as Earth’s processes and to increase student confidence around presenting to small audiences. On Thursday, September 26th, students successfully presented their projects to their peers and staff. Jaaz and J’miah are pictured giving their presentation. Visit our website to learn more about Sierra School

Exploring Natural Disasters2022-01-18T00:31:47-05:00