Following the Footsteps of The Wright Brothers 6th Graders Visit Hanger B

6th Graders at BSEA concluded their study of the Wright Brothers by visiting a model of their first airplane at Floyd Bennett Field’s Hanger B. Students had the opportunity to explore on e of Brooklyns first airport and spend some time at the tower to imagine how life must have been like in the 1920’s and 1930’s during the “Golden …

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Truss Bridge Challenge

Students worked collaboratively to show mastery of the following learning targets: 1.I can work collaboratively in a group to complete a bridge challenge. 2.I can complete a learning walk to gather information to improve my bridge design and provide feedback to my peers. 3.I can complete a worksheet to explain the construction of my truss bridge. Engineering Problem for students …

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Mrs. Jennings Visits The United Nations

On behalf of Mayor Bill De Blasio and the Selection Committee Ms. Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner welcomed Mrs. Jennings and ┬áten other teachers as NYC Junior Ambassador Educators. Over 70 educators from across New York City competed in the fall 2015 to join NYC Junior Ambassadors. In a letter to Mrs. Jennings, Ms. Abeywardena stated that Mrs. Jennings was “selected based …

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Unit 1: Final Project – Due Date December 11, 2015

The final project for unit 1 is due on Friday December 11, 2015. December 14 -15 will be our midterm review sessions. Our class trip to the Museum of Natural History is scheduled for December 16, 2015. Students with incomplete notebooks, as well as those who do not submit a completed final project will remain in school to complete their …