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Showing posts from October, 2013

The California Gold Rush Experience with Our Lady of Angels and St. Gregory’s

Young miners working a Long Tom
A miner takes a rest in his tent after a day in the gold fields
Learning about Miwok culture.  Can you tell what the different artifacts were used for and how they were made?

Sept. 30-Oct. 4,

Liddell Elementary school

Trail Group B experiencing the High Ropes course and Zip Line

Ed Wynimko sends off one student from the crows nest and gets ready for the next climber coming across the Catwalk
St. Helen's School also joined us this week and took our newest class called  C.S.I. - Critter Skull Investigation Rachael Mallon helps a group determine the ratio of the size of the eye to the distance between them to see if the critter is a carnivore, herbivore, or omnivore

 Justin Covino teaches his group about different types of teeth
 Devin Peyton and Kim Pedersen encourage a group as the figure out the eye ratio and do some quick math
Molly Schreiner helps a group talk through characteristics of a skull as the students puzzle out if it is a predator or a prey animal
Alta Height's Magnet School was here and took or Pond Life class.  At one of the stations the students write Haiku Poems.  Here are a few samples:
"A tiny seed sprouts It makes lovely flowers Bees take its nec…