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3rd Grade Trip to Stepping Stones

 
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3rd Grade Trip to Stepping Stones
by David O'Neil - Wednesday, December 21, 2016, 10:08 AM
 

The children in third grade visited the Stepping Stones Museum in Norwalk, Connecticut where they experienced interactive, fun-filled learning.  The museum offered vital learning experiences that enabled our children to discover, create, test, explore, observe, predict and make sense of the world around them.  Engaging museum exhibits, spaces and programs supported the concept that children learn through play.  In the Energy Lab whether manipulating cranks to expose sunlight, maneuvering the path of water in the Ballcano or directing air into the Wind Lab, learning about energy was never more fun! Kids actively discovered that energy is all around us and important to everyday life.  Kids learned that building and designing requires many different tools and materials. A raised structure and building area kept children actively engaged as they designed and decorated an unfinished house.  In Gadgets and Gizmos the children learned that circuits run the world!  They explored the flow of energy through circuits and powered up lights, buzzers and motors. Then had fun designing their own vibrating robot.  It was a wonderful day!