Science: Acids and Bases

Weeks 34 and 35 of school we learned about acids and bases using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 20.

We tested the pH of several substances.

We watched several YouTube videos.

We combined baking soda and vinegar to make a neutral solution.

We made a solution that turned pink and then back to clear using chemicals.

We attempted to make lemon soda using baking soda, but it didn’t go so well. We never got the proportions quite right.

We made soap.

History: American Revolution

Weeks 34 and 35 of school we learned about the American Revolution using Layers of Learning, year 3 unit 20.

We learned about some of the major battles of the Revolution and which side won them.

We added to our timeline.

We tried to make five-pointed stars, but made a mistake somewhere and ended up with six-pointed ones.

We discovered Fritz had no idea how to march when I told him to march around the room to Yankee Doodle.

We watched a YouTube video about the Treaty of Paris that ended the Revolutionary War.