Science surrounds us. Children interact with their environment, asking questions and seeking answers. It is a way of knowing and thinking about the world in which we live and it is the skill at heart of Science instruction.
Fifth grade students from Salamanca learn that all life is connected to the Great Earth Cycles of water, air and soil. The cycles are powered by the energy from the sun. In order to demonstrate their knowledge they become an animal or plant and use colored rope to show their connections to each cycle especially through the food chain.