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Fall 2014: Week 2

Mandarin

Beginners

1. Memorize the pronunciation from 1 to 9.
2. know the color YELLOW (Huang se)
3. Memorize your favorite color  in Chinese   Green ( lv se)   Blue (lan se) orange (ju se) or pink (fen se)

Advanced Beginners

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1.Review lesson 7-9 including “Reading”(《中文学校是我家》,《去学校》,《放学歌》)
2. Write “哥哥”“弟弟”“姐姐”“妹妹”“外公”“外婆” 3 times
3.Recite lesson 9《我的家》。

 Engineering: Submersibles

What do Ocean Engineers do?

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We discussed the terms Mass, Volume, and Density in relation to things that Sink and Float.

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We discussed the Engineering Design Process.

The kids also ASKED questions they wanted to answer about the Ocean and IMAGINED their own submersibles.

 

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Homework: REVIEW terms.

DIY

Sailing: Man Overboard and Capsize Drills Challenge

Swimming Challenge: Treading for 60 seconds

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