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Indonesian Arts Integration Unit

Students at Badger in grades 3-6 spent a few months learning about music, dancing, instruments, and puppetry from Bali, West Java, and Sumatra in Indonesia. Culture bearers, Dewa Adnyana and Indah Erdmann (Bali and West Java, respectively) and Professor Sonja Downing...

Coding with Sphero for Light Graffiti

Students will learn how to use coding blocks in the EDU app to change direction, speed and light color on the Sphero robots. They will then run their programs in a dark room and record the path using an open shutter to create a Light Painting. Supporting Documents: ...

Sphero Kindergarten Color Mixing

Students will learn how to mix the secondary colors using Spheros in hula hoops to create large circular compositions.  Students will use Bolts and Sparks to learn how to use the joy stick to free draw and to draw shapes on a grid. Supporting Documents:  Sphero Mixing...

Lighting Our Way Through Science

Students learn about the different types of light and the importance life plays in our life day to day.  Specifically, students will be learning about opaque, translucent, and transparent materials and how light is affected through them.  After learning about the ways...

Camouflaging our Way Through Science

Students learn about animals who use camouflage to blend in with their surroundings. In specific, students learn about how moths blend in with the trees they rest on. When they blend in, this prevents them from being seen by predators. While experimenting with color...