Students discover science

There’s only one day a year at the R. Roger Rowe campus when lizards, toads and sugar gliders come to visit and first graders become “gumdrop engineers.” The entire day on April 3 was Science Discovery Day.

Students went on rotations, led by eighth graders. They got a first-hand lesson in aerodynamics before learning about whale songs and dolphin talk. They studied electricity, gravity and rockets, and met a variety of visiting animals. Second graders dissected owl pellets and third graders dissected a pig’s heart.

Dr. Robert Gillespie, a parent and cardiac surgeon, led the Follow Your Heart rotation, where students not only picked apart the pig’s heart, but looked at the results of a real angioplasty and learned about keeping the heart healthy.

Related posts:

  1. Students attend Science Day
  2. Del Mar Hills students test their engineering prowess
  3. UCSD biologists discover motor protein that rewinds DNA
  4. Local students take part in Science Festival Expo Day
  5. ‘Lincoln’ helps in SDJA read-a-thon

Short URL: http://www.delmartimes.net/?p=7049

Posted by ziggycute1 on Apr 9, 2009. Filed under Archives. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Archives

Facebook

Bottom Buttons 1

Bottom Buttons 2

Bottom Buttons 3

Bottom Buttons 4

Bottom Buttons 5

Bottom Buttons 6

LA JOLLA NEWS

RSS LA JOLLA NEWS

  • Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’s La Jolla office tops in real estate sales volume for first half of 2014
    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices reported its La Jolla office was No. 1 for sales production through the first half of the year, out of the company’s North American network of offices. The results point to another year of dominance for the La Jolla office, which has ranked No. 1 nationwide for nine of the last 11 years. […]
  • House of Week; 329 Bonair Street #4
    Buy The Sea! 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths. Just a 1/2 block to famous WindanSea Beach. Watch for the green flash in the sunset from one of 5 balconies. Over 1350 sq ft. Great separation of bedrooms. Marble living room fireplace. Skylights. Dual pane windows. Gas range. Two-car tandem garage off alley. Offered at $995,000 […]
  • What were the odds?
    I think we’d all agree that no one should have to worry about being run over by a motor vehicle in their own shower. I’m a world class worrier but until it almost happened, it never occurred to me to worry that a stolen car would crash through our front fence and stop inches from joining me in the master bath. This wasn’t recent, fortunately, but it comprise […]

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS

RSS RANCHO SANTA FE NEWS