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Week 4 Winter 2013

Junior Lego League: Help Our Chosen Senior Citizen By Bringing Him Happiness

Working on Mr. Jim’s Pigeon Coop


Working on Mr. Jim’s Fountain/Waterfall for the Garden


Working on Mr. Jim’s Landscaping


Working on Mr. Jim’s Garden Machinery (Garden Wheelchair, Sprinkler System)




Engineering is Elementary: What is a Materials Engineer?

Looking at the Dry and Wet Properties of Clay, Sand and Soil

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Creating Mortar Sandwiches Out of Clay, Sand and Soil (we test it next week)


Engineering is Art: Different Types of Paint

Making Encaustic Paint with Pigment and Wax

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Making Tempera Paint with Egg

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Making Acrylic Paint with Medium


The Difference Between Encaustic and Acrylic


Trying to Finish Up Our Landscapes


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Bottling Our Pigments from Our Own Backyards


Math Video of the Week

Multiplying Double Digits with a Magic Trick


1 Comment

  1. My daughter spent the weekend playing with her favorite toys while singing the Chinese song she learned in class…!!! She really LOVES the class with School of the Minds…!!!

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