Monday, December 2, 2013

Scenes from Monday

We hit the ground running today after the long holiday weekend. Here's a quick look at a hectic and productive Monday: 

Danny has been tasked with a math problem: What is the most efficient way to package these golf balls, using the least amount of packaging possible?
This afternoon was devoted to a full rehearsal of our play, which took over the lunchroom and the middle school commons. 

Those not in the play spent the afternoon working with Dr. George on the greenhouse project. Today was spent preparing and starting work on the compost furnace that will heat the greenhouse in the winter. 
Installing the ground cover involved an honest-to-goodness story problem straight out of a Singapore Math book.  

Measure twice, cut once. 

Installing the liner...

Back indoors, Evan was recruited to construct assorted props for the play. 

Finally, though the Gaga pit has been stored away for the season, some kids weren't quite ready to let go: 

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