Students in Mrs. Miller's 4th Grade recently participated in The Incredible Journey. The students traveled through nine stations tracing the journey of a water molecule through the water cycle.(ocean, ground water, lake, river, plants, animals, soil, clouds, and glaciers.) To begin, the students roll a die at each station to determine the next step of their journey. They collect colored beads at each station and make a bracelet that begins with a yellow bead representing the Sun's energy. After the activity they used the bracelets to write the story of their water molecule's unique journey through the water cycle. They used specific vocabulary like evaporation, precipitation, molecule, etc.
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Second graders at PES performed in the musical It's a Jungle Out There this week. Students were transformed into lions, tigers and elephants for the event. The musical was directed by Mrs. Laurie O'Brien and Mrs. Judy Smith.