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This Month in the Wonder Ground: Light

Have you ever played shadow tag on a sunny day? Or watched a lightning storm while cuddled up with a friend or pet? Or perhaps you keep a flashlight hidden under the covers so you can read past your bedtime. All of these activities are fun ways to explore and study light from a scientific […]

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This Week in the Wonder Ground: Muscles Move Us!

You move your body so much in the course of your daily life, but how often to you really stop to think, “How does this whole apparatus work?” We Wonder Grounders decided to take a closer look our own human bodies in motion in order to understand how our muscles do their work. Activity 1: […]

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This Week in the Wonder Ground-Scribble Art

Big Idea: The act of creating art is sometimes more important than the art object itself. We started each session with a book this week: ¬†Shapes by Philip Yenawine This beautiful nonfiction picture book isolates the artistic element of shape, discusses what visual ideas and effects can be conveyed by different shapes, and examines how […]

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This Month in the Wonder Ground: Art is Smart!

This month in the Wonder Ground we are exploring why and how people create art. Art comes in many forms and is made for many different purposes. This November and December, we want to explore a variety of different art forms. Through discussions¬† we are going to explore some fundamental concepts about the artistic process. […]

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