What do a grapefruit and the earth have in common? Did you think they are both spheres? We did. When beginning our thinking about the earth, geometry, language, geography, and social sciences were all part of our learning.
Each April we celebrate Earth Day. Here are some of your child’s ideas about the earth. Somaly wants us to, “Remember every day is Earth Day. The earth needs help.” “We want to celebrate the earth,” said Philip. On Earth Day people all around the earth show care to mother nature,” said Lesly. Chase knows, “Recycling is what makes the earth healthy and happy.” Ivy is going to recycle and never stop! “The earth is special!” said Liam. We need to listen to our children. Their ideas can teach us.
Before our trip to the Rice Rock Museum, Lena wanted to know the difference between a rock and a mineral. We decided to let the experts answer her question. According to our guide, a mineral is a special kind of rock in pure form. Ask your child about the Alma Rose and where it was mined.