After our group discussion, we represented our theories individually with drawing and writing:
We have continued to explore shadows and develop our theories in different ways:
Reading stories & watching videos:
For the last three weeks our Star Name has been Gabriella. We spent some extra time investigating the letters in her name because there are 9! She also has an interesting special letter which can make two different sounds. We watched a Sesame Street video to help us think about these sounds:
Is there a battery inside [the light projector]?
How do the beads go with the light?
How do the squares light up? Why does it light like that?
How does the light machine make a rainbow on the carpet?
How does the light go on the screen [from the light projector]? &
Why is my hand so high?
We also spent time observing the sky in our own environments. First we took photographs at school and created paintings from our photos:
Some of us also photographed our sky observations at home:
All the while, we continued to share and discuss our theories at school. Many of us also made connections as we explored other books: