[PHOTOS] Recent Activities At Roosevelt School

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RAHWAY – Here are some photos of recent activities at Roosevelt School in Rahway.

Pre-K students in Mrs. Harris’ class created their own All About Me Books. The book covers included the student’s self-portrait, and inside the students shared information about their families and birthdays. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt School)

Students in Mrs. Harris’ Pre-K class in Roosevelt School, Rahway, learned about fire safety through stories, videos, books about visiting fire stations, and dramatic play with puppets and a model fire truck. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt School)

The fourth grade students in Mrs. Prakapas’s class at Roosevelt School in Rahway recently began an Earth Materials science unit. In the first lesson students were introduced to the concept of earth materials and the tools and techniques geologists use by investigating the properties of homemade mock rocks. The students separated them into different ingredients by physically taking them apart, dissolving a part in water, and using evaporation while noting their observations in Earth Materials notebooks.

(clockwise starting bottom left) Andrew Fernandez, Julie Schroeder, Taylor White, Stefany Martinez, & Christian Volpe record the measurements and weights of their mock rocks in their science notebooks. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt School)

( l to r) Matthew Daal, Justin Quelopana, & Washington Jaramillo use geologist “picks” to separate their mock rocks into different ingredients. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt School)

( l to r) Gabby Fuller, Kailey Beckford, & Yasmeen May carefully pour their mock rock and water mixture into an evaporation dish to see if they can separate it any further with evaporation. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt School)

(l to r) Shaniye Stockley, Gina DelBene, and Gianna Muschiatti are amazed to find salt crystals left in the evaporating dishes after evaporation has taken place. (Photo courtesy of Roosevelt School)


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