We have also been viewing live Liberty cams. This website is so fun. Live cams from famous places all around the earth. We have been viewing the ones from the Statue of Liberty.
There are so many great units out there in the blogosphere! U is for U.S.A. from www.oopseydaisyblog.com, America Math and Literacy Fun, American Centers and More are three of the units we have been using for tons of fun. As well as our GLAD units.
Here are the step by step directions, I had students follow:
|Steps 1, 2, and 3|
|Steps 4,5, and 6. Sorry about the orientation!|
|Unfortunately, the vinegar smell has taken over the classroom.|
|Standing right next to it, to see how much space he was using.|
|All lined up, testing our predictions!|
|And recording our data and results.|
And we learned Portlandia is the second largest free standing copper statue! (Liberty the first, of course) And to view it, it is just a 20 minute drive into Portland.