Mrs. Seeger shared this video:
Here are some interesting links to continue to learn about rock hardness:
Today we did a hands on demonstration modeling the layers of rocks in the Earth. We connected these layers in small cups in the room to layers that people travel far and wide to see. To do this we visited a website, Gigapan which has super high resolution pictures that you can amazingly zoom into and pan across.
We also passed around a jar of ash from the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. Here is some more information about this dramatic even in US Geological history:
We talked about how flat maps made from the spherical earth are incorrect in social studies:
In math we were talking about landmarks in data. Here are some landmarks in the US:
We are learning about the regions of the United States:
Another Ohio State marching band video. Even as a graduate of U-MI, you have to admit this is pretty good. We talked about how you either learn skills, learn new things, and practice what you are learning.