## Expert Lecture 2 has Arrived!

Olivia’s mom came to school two days ago! She taught us all about non-profit companies and philanthropy. I thought it was all very interesting. She started by saying “Why do humans give?”… The answers varied but a few of the results talked about giving to the poor, giving to a relative etc. I talked about indirect…

## My “Rustic” Theme

My work could look disgusting. It could look disturbed. Or, it could look warped. But I like to use another word to describe it: “rustic”. My rustic theme originated in 3rd grade. We were assigned a house-building project. I started with clay and craft sticks. As I pushed and pulled any order devolved into rubbish.…

## Out of school… into craziness!

YAY! School’s out for four and a half days! But, now what to do? Well, first up on the list was a play-date with some old friends. There names? Collin and James. Honestly, I was not sure how the play-date would go because both of my friends tended to be a little reckless. But it…

## Mystery Box

Welcome to the all new program… The mystery box! What is inside the mystery box? Math and Science currently. But keep your eye out, it’s always changing. Today’s Mystery Box: Math: Find the answer: (2 – (3*2) – (-5) + 10)^2. Shortcut: If you are not in the mood to do the math problem, you…

## Expert Lecture #1

Guess what… Raina’s dad came to our classroom today. He gave something called an “expert lecture”. This means that he told us about something he was a master at, in this case money. “What is money?”, was a question he started with. First Raina’s dad told us about the barter system. This was the earliest form…

## Math Problem Maina (MATHinfinity blog)

Welcome to Math Problem Maina. There is no posting schedule for this series! Hey, that is why it is called Math Problem Maina. Anyway enough rambling; here is the math problem: (Enjoy!) “using” a stone means that: Red stone = multiply your total number of stones by two. Blue stone = add the amount of stones that you…

## The Second Launch is Under our Belts!

Today, I mean the very day that I started writing this post… Launch #2 happened! And I am here reporting on launch to #2 to tell its entire story, from to finish… What was the path between Launch #1 and Launch #2? The moment launch #1 was complete we got right to work! We analyzed…

## Rocketry Rumbles On!

The First Launch is done… What did people think of it? Great news… we completed our 1st launch! We got a lot of data which helped us see how high our rockets went… but data isn’t personal opinion. That’s why I decided to interview some students. First I asked some students “What was your favorite…