This week the students learned that a leaf is one of the most important parts of a plant. They discovered that leaves produce food for the plant through a process called photosynthesis, and that leaves of different plants vary widely in size, shape and color. Also, the students learned the life cycle of a leaf and why leaves change color in the fall. They discovered the different parts of a leaf like: veins, blade, midrib, petiole and stipule.
A peek into next week: Apples
Kindergarten: Biggest (galaxy) to Smallest (person/atom)
This week the kindergarten students started forming an understanding of their relationship to the larger world. They discovered that different places exists within a larger place. They reviewed their place in the universe and geographic location.
A peek into next week: Parts of Animals (mammals, reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians, insects and arachnids)
10/17 Picture Day
10/18 Bring Your Parent to Work Time
10/24 Grandparents Day
11/1 Halloween Party