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Farm-in-the-Blank Thursday!

Spring Break 2017Lindsay JonesComment

A lot happened today. Things started moving around instead of just sitting there looking impressive.

We saw kids carrying on skills they learned earlier in the week to different situations. We also saw some kids relearning lessons from previous days in new situations. 

Kyra and Zoe install the hinge for the sun roof!

Kyra and Zoe install the hinge for the sun roof!

Learning about leverage yesterday...

Learning about leverage yesterday...

... came in handy today!

... came in handy today!

Gever adds inertia for the wheel team.

Gever adds inertia for the wheel team.

How hard is it to lift a 24 inch wrench?

How hard is it to lift a 24 inch wrench?

How hard is it to lift a 24 inch wrench with a pulley system?

How hard is it to lift a 24 inch wrench with a pulley system?

The Sunroof crew plays with pulleys and figures out how to create a pulley system to open the Sunroof from inside the Tractor!

We lifted a huge tractor up into the air together!

The first test of the Sun - Pollinator system revealed that our towers weren't heavy or stable enough!

 

Our Garden grew!

Our Garden grew!

We made Butt Pillows!

We made Butt Pillows!

And the Tractor now has 2 giant back wheels!

And the Tractor now has 2 giant back wheels!

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