Posts Categorized: Connections

CONNECTIONS: 3rd Graders’ Map Exploration

Yesterday, on our way to the library, we each attempted a map of our route. We noted street names and landmarks.   Today we continued our exploration by looking at maps of our city. We worked on measurements, distance and ratios. Our tools included an old road map of Tucson (we discovered that maps change… Read more »

CONNECTIONS: K/1 PVC Pipe Exploration

The K/1 band worked on pvc pipe exploration today. We started by listing our estimates of how many pipe pieces we had in our pile. 100,000,000 or 40?   Then we counted the pipe pieces and divided the total into two piles. We found out that our challenge was to work in groups to connect… Read more »

CONNECTIONS: Welcome to Beveldom

On Friday, we went into the TMA galleries with Marianna to view Mat Bevel’s “Museum of Kinetic Art.” We had a lot of ideas about the art on view… “I think he’s in a wedding” – Baltazar   “It’s a bug fencing” – Ursula   “I think that one shoots out cannons” – Julian  … Read more »