Peralta Hacienda Historical Park

March 31, 2009

We recently took a field trip to Peralta Hacienda Historical Park and got a taste of what life was like for Californios living on Rancho San Antonio. Here’s a shot of us before heading in. Click on the Pictures link to see more!

*UPDATE* Click on the Podcast link to hear student interviews about the field trip!


More Electricity!

March 19, 2009

Our latest run-in with electricity experiments was trying our hand at building electromagnets. A huge success!







March 19, 2009

We’ve been learning a lot and doing a lot of experiments on electricity – building our own circuits, lighting up light bulbs, making motors run, and even building electromagnets! Check out more pictures by clicking the pictures tab!




Basket Weaving

March 10, 2009

We recently finished Island of the Blue Dolphins, and just like Karana had to use natural resources for her everyday needs, we decided to try our hand at basket weaving.


Antwan showing off the beginnings of his basket

Antwan showing off the beginnings of his basket


And Kierra with hers!

And Kierra with hers!