On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Lillian Feinstein ElementarySchool at Sacket Street opens its’ doors during winter vacation week to students grades K-2 to welcome them to “Out of This World Space Camp.”
THE MORNING BEGINS… Students separate into groups according to grade level and head quietly down the hall to camp. Students begin each morning with a heart –healthy breakfast and a morning exercise led by AmeriCorps Member, Katie Byrne.
HOW FAR AWAY ARE THE PLANETS?AmeriCorps Member, Katie Byrne teaches students about the distance of the planets in our solar system from one another.
WHAT IS THE MOON LIKE?AmeriCorps Member, Julie Fisher teaches students about the different phases of the moon. AmeriCorps Member, Andrew Medeiros shows students what the surface of the moon looks like.
ROCKET MATHStudents are given three Student, Kenny Chang is happy withminutes to prepare for the his Rocket Math score. Rocket Math quiz.
ROCKET MATH Students work together to solve “nail- biting” math problems.
WHAT ARE THE PLANETS MADE OF? AmeriCorps Members, Amanda Larner and Katie Byrne demonstrate through senses other than sight the make-up of each planet in our solar system.
BUILDING A COMET AmeriCorps Members, Kendall Hinman and Andrew Medeiros help students build comets out of pipe cleaners, styrofoam balls, glitter, and mini pom poms.
PREPARING FOR READER’S THEATER Inspiring Mind’s volunteer, Erin helps students preparefor Reader’s Theater through the pronunciation of words such as, constellation.
THE EARTH IS SPECIAL BECAUSE… At the end of the week students were asked to finish the statement: “Theearth is special because…” Then, they were asked to draw their answer to the following question, “Why is earth special to me?”
IT TAKES A VILLAGE On the last day of winter camp parents, friends, family, and community members are invited into Lillian Feinstein Elementary at Sackett Street to see what students have been working on over winter vacation and also, to learn about parent engagement and tips for reading with children.