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Villa Grove Elementary School

Mrs. Jan Granse's Third Grade Class

Mrs. Granse's 21 third graders in Villa Grove, Illinois are on an electronic field trip to Antarctica. The children have prepared lists of things to take along and have read parts of the preparation manual provided by NASA. They are simulating some of the experiments being conducted by the scientists on the team. Creative writing and art suggests that penguins are a favorite topic so far.

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Trent, Brandon, and Lydia compare the temperature of salt and fresh water.

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Ashley R and Tyler try out the blubber glove while Johnathan, Jeremy, and Jennifer wait for their turn.

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Dustin, Kayl, Aubren, Jordan, Ben and Paula are sorting facts from fiction in Mr Popper's Penguins.

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Ashley T., Bridget, Kayl, and John compare Emperor Penguins and Adelie Penguins in the big book Antarctica.

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Andrew, Alysia, Clayton, and Blake are working on illustrated poems about penguins.

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