Parent Letters

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!

Dear Parents, Today at Think Like a Scientist! llc we explored “going green”.  In honor of Earth Day, we emphasized what each person can do to help take care of the environment.   Yes, YOU can make a difference!  We brainstormed…

Third Annual Egg Drop! 2017

Dear Parents, We had an eggs~cellent time at Think Like a Scientist! llc today! Our lesson began with a group discussion about the word “fragile”. We discussed things that are fragile. We determined that this means they break easily and…

Mixtures and Potions 2017: Silly Putty!

Dear Parents- It was a real circus at Think Like a Scientist! llc today! We wrapped up our Mixtures and Potions unit in a silly way…we made homemade silly putty! Our ingredients were Elmer’s Glue All, water, and Borax. We…

Mixtures & Potions 2017: Play doh

Dear Parents, Welcome to Mixtures and Potions! We are excited to be exploring the properties of solids and liquids along with what their interactions create. We began our lesson today by reading The Little Red Hen, illustrated by Lucinda McQueen.…

Mixtures and Potion 2017: Gak!

Dear Parents- Today during our Mixtures and Potions lesson we created gak! Is gak a solid or a liquid? We will determine that today! We read Change It! Solids, liquids, gases and you by Adrienne Mason to better understand matter…

Mixtures and Potions 2017: Slime

Dear Parents, Our lesson today focused on a few of the many different kinds of scientists that work in our world. We began by reading Mixing and Separating (Working with Materials) by Chris Oxlade. Here we were introduced to the vocabulary words…

Season Safari 2017, Fall!

Dear Parents, We explored the final season this week…fall! We brainstormed all the fun, fall things we like to do and talked about the change of weather that occurs during autumn. Leaves change color and fall off the trees. We…

Season Safari 2017: Summer

Dear Parents, Summer has finally arrived! (Well, at TLaS! it has…for this week!) Today we learned that during the summer months the sun appears to be high overhead. If we watch the clock we will see that there are more…