Parent Letters

Star Wars! 2017

Dear Parents~ Welcome to our Star Wars Special Event! We traveled “a long time ago to galaxy far, far away” for some science fun today! Some of us even dressed the part. We learned about the droid, let our imaginations…

Creature Feature 2016: The Reindeer

Dear Parents~ This week at Think Like a Scientist! llc we learned about the reindeer! They are fascinating creatures. They live in the northernmost places in the world like; Alaska, Northern Canada, Norway, Finland and Northern Asia. Both male and…

Creature Feature 2016, The Pig!

Dear Parents~ This week at Think Like a Scientist! llc we explored the intelligent, clean pig! Pigs live on every continent, except Antarctica. Male pigs are called boars, female are sows, and baby pigs are called piglets. Piglets grow very…

Creature Feature 2016: The Owl

Dear Parents, This week we began our Creature Feature unit with the owl! Many owls live in hollowed trees, but we learned that some owls also live in burrowed holes. Owls are able to see without moving their eyes. They…

Body Systems 2016, Celebrating all systems!

Dear Parents, We wrapped up our Body Systems unit today by creating a model of the human body systems that we explored! Our body system model included the respiratory system, the circulatory system, the skeletal system, the central nervous system,…

Nocturnal Science 2016: The Wombat

Dear Parents, Today we put on our PJ’s and discussed the difference between diurnal and nocturnal! We learned that diurnal means awake during the day. Nocturnal means awake at night. Did you know that the wombat is nocturnal?  Wombats are…

Body Systems 2016, The Digestion System

Dear Parents, Today at Think Like a Scientist! llc we traveled through the digestive system! We learned that it is quite a long process and a bit messy, as well! Digestion begins in the mouth with chewing. Food has to…

Body Systems 2016: The Central Nervous System

Dear Parents~ Today we explored the nervous system. Our central nervous system is made up of two main parts. The brain and the spinal cord. The brain, which weighs about 3 pounds, has different parts which are responsible for different…

Body Systems 2016, The skeletal system!

Dear Parents, Today we learned the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates. It’s all in the bones! Vertebrates have a backbone and invertebrates have no bones at all! We focused on the skeletal system today at Think Like a Scientist! llc.…