October 29, 2014

We had a special guest!

Dr. Angerilli was our special guest this afternoon! He visited our class to talk to the boys and girls about our skeletons and specifically the role our spine plays in our day-to-day functioning.

It was an absolutely fascinating presentation! Not only did the boys and girls learn about how our spinal cord and brain work together, they learned about x-rays, our internal organs and that a cough is actually our body trying to heal itself! 

We learned how our body is made up of three TRILLION cells, that our heart is powered by electricity and that our body is 80% water! 

The outstanding level of participation and active listening from all the boys and girls has me STILL grinning from ear-to-ear!  I am so proud of my class! Thank you boys and girls for being such a pleasure to teach.  

For homework, I would like the boys and girls to think about the most interesting fact they learned today from Dr. A's presentation and we'll share them on Thursday morning.   I 

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