Hour of Code

Grade 2 Botley challenge

“Hour of Code” is an international movement to get people coding. Sponsored by schools, libraries, and other organizations, the goal is for everyone to spend an hour coding. Numerous apps and organizations offer free Hour of Code activities on websites. This year, all FASP primary grade students got involved. First graders coded in sequential coding…

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Look Inside a Cell!

3D Cell Model 9

In science class, the 7th-grade students have been learning about classifying and exploring life, including cell structures and functions. They researched plant and animal cells to understand the making-up of living things. Despite looking different and carrying out different roles, cells share specific structures referred to as organelles (mini-organs). Students built models that included labels…

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Budding Scientists in Elementary

Grade 4 Science 5

At the elementary level, students in grades 2 and 4 were busy experimenting in their science class. Second graders learned about the properties of different materials. Then they realized an experiment: they tested which surface would soak up water the fastest between cement, soil, and grass. Pouring an equal quantity of water on each element,…

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