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Lesson Plans


Re: snow ideas

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lindacharlie (lindacharlie)
Wed, 13 Jan 1999 21:37:17 -0500


Hey Dennis! Did I hear correctly that the National Guard is helping to
dig Buffalo out?!
Linda in Michigan

Dennis Golombek wrote:
>
> I'd love to take them outside for a large snow sculpture but with windchill
> temps of -20 degrees it would be too dangerous to use the more than 50
> inches of snow we've had since Jan.1st. Besides, it's hard to get them out
> there when school is closed due to weather again.
>
> I'm suggesting a new art curriculum for upper New York State that would call
> for ice carving in the faculty parking lot, igloo building for faculty room
> expansion. Assessment would be done before the thaw...sometime in late July.
>
> Dennis from outside Buffalo, NY.
>
> menichino wrote:
>
> > Wow, Ellyn -- thank you thank you thank you!!! I love doing snow
> > sculptures but not only is it really cold (so cold that the snow doesn't
> > pack), but many kids don't wear boots and gloves, so I can;'t bring them
> > outside. Now, I can bring the snow to them!!! Any special kind of bins
> > work better? Wow Now I hope we DON'T have a snow day tomorrow!!
> > Liz in rural NY
> >
> > ----------
> > > From: Ellyn Wenk <ellyn>
> >
> > >
> > > I bring the snow into the room in big bins, it warms up enough to work
> > > on right in the room, then we bring the sculptures outside.
>
> --
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