Mrs. Crowther's class tested and retested their solar ovens, too! As a team we have realized that time of day and weather have an impact on the performance of our solar ovens. Some students noticed that by lowering their impact score they did not always increase the temperature. Some student noticed that insulators that also behaved as conductors helped raise the internal temperature of the ovens! Wow!
Natalie Kinsey Warnock spent Wednesday and Friday inspiring us to tell the stories that can be found in our family histories! As writers she engaged us in developing characters and scenes based on small details of family history that we know! Our imaginations were alive as we thought about important decisions family members made in the past! We hope our work with Natalie will keep us motivated and engaged as we prepare to write personal narratives!