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USA News

  • Germs, Germs, Everywhere!

    Preschool 1 began a scientific exploration of germs. We learned what they are, how they spread, and how to prevent spreading using the scientific method. For our experiment we used glitter to simulate germs and explore how they spread. We practiced proper hand washing techniques and the students made sure to scrub the front and back of their hands, between their fingers, and on the wrist. We discussed why germs are dangerous both on Earth and on board the ISS. We concluded that it very important to keep our germs to ourselves and remember to wash our hands anytime we move on to a new activity or are going to eat.

  • Exploring the International Space Station

    Preschool 1 looked at photos of the ISS online; we reviewed videos about life in space. The children had questions about living in space and we added them to our "Letter to the Astronauts" the class will be sending. Some of our questions are:

    "Where do they work?"
    "Does NASA have flying cars?"
    "How do astronauts play in the space station?"
    "What do astronauts do for Thanksgiving? What do they eat?"

    We are excited to receive our replies!

  • Team Longview Mission Challengers

    Ware elementary Students strength training.