Camouflage

In class we are learning about heredity and genetics as well as adaptations and specialized structures that help organisms survive in their environment.  Click on the link below to see a wonderful slideshow about the ways some organisms use camouflage as a protection against predators.  Can you design a butterfly that will survive in our environment?

Butterfly Camouflage

Try it at home!  Print the butterfly template found here (Click on the butterfly pdf link in the lesson plan) and see if your family members can design butterflies that would survive against the ferocious predators in your home. Let us know how it goes!

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Welcome Back To School!

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Welcome to Mrs. Lowry’s 5th Grade!  I am counting down the days until the fun and learning begin in our classroom.  Take a look around our website for more information on what to expect!  In the meantime, start brushing up now on your keyboarding skills and math facts.  Our computer teacher (The Lovely Mrs. Garrett) has found several fantastic sites for keyboarding and math fact practice.  Click here to check out her webpage!

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Explorer Marionette Instructions

Who will be the next Explorer Idol?

Click on the link below to find step-by-step instructions for making your explorer marionette.

Explorer Marionette Instructions

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Welcome Back To School!

Back to SchoolWelcome back to school!  I hope you are enjoying the last few days of summer and gearing up for the best school year ever!  I have been busy at work preparing the classroom and planning curriculum and have a lot of surprises in store for you…

I look forward to meeting parents at Parent Information Night on Monday, August 25th.  We’ll be meeting in Room 31 from 7:00-7:25.

But the REAL fun begins bright and early on Tuesday, August 26th in the courtyard.  I can hardly wait to see you there and get this year started!

 

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