Contributor’s Name (Your Name): Fred Pfeiffer

This is Fred Pfeiffer’s Foundations COS. It contains thematic kick-off and culminating activities, a group initiative, a seminar around Rachel Carson’s silent spring, a beginning of the year math mini project, a field study to a nearby wetland, and integers shelf work. Lessons on the history of numbers, cosmic education, ecosystems and math station routines are also included.

Theme: Foundations

Geared toward ages: 7th and 8th

    Kick off: Natural Tower
    Seminar Title: Silent Spring – Rachel Carson

Group Initiative: Hot Chocolate River

Project: Math foundational skills

Outside Opportunity: Wetlands cisit