Fifth-grade Science

Our 5th-graders See the Light!

Thanks to a grant by William and Helen Thomas Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Co-Trustee, our 5th-graders will be superbly equipped to study light, lenses, and safety.  The grant funded: Diffraction glasses with 3D prism effect Spectroscope tubes Glass prisms Glass lenses And, for science experiments, safety goggles The glasses, tubes, and prisms help

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Friction Board

It’s a win-win!  The kids are having fun and learning science at the same time.  In one of many exercises, students raced cars down the different surfaces of this ramp while discussing the forces present. This Friction Board was custom built to Ms. Zortea’s science specifications by volunteer Roger Mann.  Thanks to both for helping

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Thanks to The Bradley Family and TransUnion

Know & Grow received a $2,000 donation from The Bradley Family!  TransUnion doubled the family’s $1,000 donation with an employer match program.   Great news for two reasons!  First, it is a HUGE amount to help our kids learn.  Secondly, it is important that Know & Grow receive community contributions such as this because corporations

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  • Delta Education Weather Vane (4)
  • Delta Educational Barometer (4)
  • Classifying Clouds Photo Cards (4)
  • Didax Plastic Anemometer (2)
  • Delta Education Solar Hot Air Balloon (4)
  • NewPath Weather and Climate Learning Center (4)
  • Taylor Indoor/Outdoor Thermometer, Dual Scale (4)
  • V-Back Metal Thermometers, Dual Scale (60)