Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Science Museum of Minnesota

On Tuesday, April 5, we will visit the Science Museum of Minnesota, to see the exbibit about King Tut.

The Science Museum is in downtown St. Paul.

We will see many artifacts from ancient Egypt.  

(King Tut lived 3300 years ago!)

Do you want to see the pyramids?  Thousands of years ago, the pyramids were tombs for royal families.

We will see many old pieces of art from Egypt.

This is a necklace from ancient Egypt.

You can watch this video about the exhibit:

The Science Museum has a lot of fun things to do:

These are musical stairs!

Your ticket is good for the whole day, so you can stay there after class, if you want.

Are you excited to go to the museum?  Please click "Comments" to answer.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Healthy Children

Are your children active? What can you do to keep them healthy?

Friday, March 11, 2011

America The Beautiful

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed his grace on thee
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Minnesota Members of Congress

Congress is what we call the Senate and the House of Representatives put together.


Senators are elected every six years. There are two senators from each state (100 senators total).

Minnesota's senators are Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar is the senior senator.

Al Franken is the junior senator.


Representatives are elected every two years. The number of representatives depends on the population of the state (there are 435 representatives in total). Minnesota has eight representatives. Each person represents a district.

The Representatives are:

Click on the names to visit their websites!  Do you have any questions for the Minnesota Members of Congress?  Click "Comments" to answer. 

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

English-only Law

Did you know that the United States does not have an official language?  However, some people in Minnesota want to have English-only in Minnesota.  This means that the government would print most documents in English only- no more Spanish, Somali, Hmong, Amharic, etc.  Please watch the video.  Do you see your friends?  What do you think?  Please click "Comments" to answer.