The 20th Week of School (Video)

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Science: Health

Week 19 of school we learned about health using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 11.

We made agar and poured it into petri dishes and then rubbed our fingers on them before and after washing our hands (and, since we had two left, did one from the toilet and one from my cellphone).
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We watched a based nutrition video.
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We talked about the importance of exercise and played Just Dance.
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We made a mouth model using marshmallows for the teeth.
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The little guys used plaque disclosing tablets to see how well (or not) they brush their teeth.
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One week later… our bacteria cultures grew nicely. Excuse me while I go rewash my hands and sterilize my phone.
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Geography: Russia

Week 19 of school we learned about Russia using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 11.

The boys gave oral reports on famous Russians (Cameron picked Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Fritz chose Vladimir Putin, and Adrian picked Nikita Khrushchev).
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Russia was easy to find on the map.
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We did mapwork.
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We watched videos on the Kremlin and Russian ballet,.
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We played with Matryoshka dolls.
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We discussed propoganda in general and propoganda about Stalin specifically
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The younger two boys played Chess while we watched Peter and the Wolf.
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We ate Chicken Kiev, peas, salad, and rolls for dinner.
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Science: Humans in Space

Weeks 17 and 18 of school we learned about humans in space using Layers of Learning, year 2 unit 10.

The boys gave oral reports. Cameron told us about John Glenn, Fritz reported on Buzz Aldrin, and Adrian picked Ham the Space Chimp (who was not a human, but still went to space).
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We learned about and labeled the parts of a telescope.
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We learned about what sorts of jobs are available for people who want to work at NASA.
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We demonstrated weightlessness by dropping a cup filled with water. We poked a hole in the bottom and let water drain out and then dropped it. As it fell the water no longer poured out of the bottom.
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We demonstrated refraction by holding two magnifying lenses up and looking through them. The image appeared upside down.
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We made a paper model space shuttle. It actually flew pretty well!
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