Monthly Archives: October 2010

We are off to the Island Chase!

All hands on deck as we set out to the “Island Chase” this week.  This great game is under “Addition and Subtraction Facts” on the Math Investigations link. We will be practicing this subtraction game in the classroom, as well … Continue reading

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Salmon Expert: Dr. Rumsey

On Thursday salmon expert, Dr. Rumsey, spoke to us about Pacific Northwest Salmon.  We learned that many salmon are endangered and we looked at some the factors that have led to this.  We have learned that KNOWLEDGE IS POWER.  The … Continue reading

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Scientific Inquiry

“Wow, why is the water in Crater Lake so blue?”  Fritz asked.  It was this question that made me decide to head back out on the road in the true spirit of scientific inquiry.  Fritz and I went on the … Continue reading

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Our Salmon Eggs Have Arrived!

We are happy to announce the arrival of 500 Chinook salmon eggs in our second grade fish tank!  They have been entrusted to our care for the next 6 weeks or so until they reach the “fry” stage.   At that point … Continue reading

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The Life Cycle of Salmon

This week we are excited to begin our research on the amazing life cycle of salmon. Our aquarium is ready to receive eggs from the Oregon Steelheaders Association. We will observe the salmon eggs as they go through the first … Continue reading

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