This week, our incredible teachers are working Dr. Seuss stories into their lesson plans! For story time, our youngest Spartans are having guest Seuss characters come in and read to them.
Our preschoolers worked on their art skills by making Dr. Seuss book sandwich boards and Thing 1 and Thing 2 hats.
Our Middle School classes have discussed some of the more adult themes that run through Dr. Seuss books like Yertle the Turtle and Horton Hears a Who.
In Upper School, Mrs. Acton's classes have been tying Seuss into science! Intro biology investigated how to increase or decrease the rate of photosynthesis in leaves submerged in water after first discussing what the Lorax was so upset about in the Dr. Seuss namesake story. Her chemistry class created Ooblek fluid from Bartholomew and the Ooblek by Dr. Seuss. Mrs. Acton said, "we are learning about different types of chemical reactions and this was a fun way to learn about a non-Newtonian fluid that forms and creates covalent bonds with water and starch by disobeying Newtons laws of pressure."