The moon rocks have landed at the St. Johnsbury School. The NASA moon rocks are here to support the second-, fifth- and sixth-grade science curriculum.

Second grade is studying the changing shape and patterns of the moon along with understanding the Moon surface. Fifth and sixth graders are focusing on Sun, Moon and Earth and the relationship among them.

Sixth-grade literacy students are writing science fiction short stories supported by research from science class.

On Thursday, Jan. 10 from 6-7 p.m. the library and fifth- and sixth-grade students will sponsor a Moon Rock Night. The rocks will be available for public viewing, student short stories will be on display in the upper library, and Fairbanks Museum Science Educator, Bobby Farlice-Rubio, will give a lunar presentation. This program is open to the community.

Adding to the excitement of the Lunar Rocks, third-grade music classes are presenting a musical called, "Go Galileo!" This musical covers a broad range of different scientific concepts. From Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion, to the Physics of Sound, to mourning Pluto's planetary status loss, all will be highly entertained and hopefully learn a little something too. The event takes place Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 10 a.m. at the St. Johnsbury School Auditorium.

0
0
0
0
0

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.