What's Your Question, Group 12

Dhara's Exploration edit

What's Your Question?

Dhara S.
Dhara's Learing Journal

My Key Question:

If Earth is in space, what is outside of space?
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The swing for younger children and kids with disabilities
It made me think that our playground is a welcoming place for children of all ages and for children with disabilities


Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • That our playground is probably open to people other than students since there are no students at our school younger than 8

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • Do many kids that do not attend our school come to play in our play ground?

Questions aboout the World:


  • If Earth is in space, where is space?
  • Why is the Earth always spinning?
  • Would things be different in the world if we didn't have so much water?


Maggie's Exploration edit

What's Your Question?

Maggie M.
Maggie's Learning Journal

Key Qustion: Why can't we feel the Earths roatation?


cone.jpg
What if a car ran over those!


Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • The Parking Lot
  • Cones for construction
  • Colorful things
  • Big pointy hats

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • Do the color of the cones mean anything?
  • Why don't they go along all of the sidewalk?
  • Does the number of cones mean anything?
  • Why would I observe this?

Qustions about the world:

Why is earth round?
Why can't we feel the earths roatation?
Why is Michigan called Michigan?
Why do we only use about 10% of brain power?
Where is Space?
Why is half the earth water?
Why do they have different seasons?
Why don't people take vacations on other planets?

These are not the real cones in the drop off area.

http://www.google.com



Leila O's Exploration edit

hat's Your Question?

Leila O.

garden is empty
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where are the plants?

does exposing young children to new things help thier brains?
http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/yf/famsci/fs611w.htm
I wonder...

How much longer can the earth stay if we keep living how we do?
Hen will the earth go away?
How wide is the earths atmaspherea?
Wjat would happen to the earth if humans didn't exist?

My learning journal:
LKO1




Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
last year there were plants


Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • are they going to fix it?
  • can we help?



Emma S's Exploration edit

What's Your Question?

My learning journal

How much water is there on the world?
Links:

Answer: There are about 326,000,000,000,000,000,000 gallons of water on the planet earth. That is about 70% of water and 30% of land. About 97% of the water on the earth is salt water. About two percent of the water on earth is glacier ice, and Less than 1% of all the water on earth is fresh water.

To play a game, go to http://www.fcwa.org/story_of_water/html/earth.htm
Litter on the field
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Why do so many people think it is o.k to litter? Why do they do it?


Push Your Thinking:

What other connections can I draw to my observation?
  • trash cans
  • recycling
  • big landfills
  • recycling plants
  • compressed garbage cubes

Probe with Questions:

What questions did your observations, thoughts or connections raise?
  • How much litter is there in the world?
  • How many people litter in the world?
  • What is the fine for littering?
  • Why do so many people get away with it?
  • What if we put more trash cans around the town and in the parks?