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Kris Bennett - Middle School Math/Science Teacher

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Field Trip to Red Wing Public Works

Friends School of Minnesota fifth and sixth grade students traveled to Red Wing, Minnesota to see a downstream section of our mighty Mississippi River and visit the public works. They are studying water and food systems through a year-long, interdisciplinary unit in science, math, humanities and the arts.

Collecting Seeds With Kindergarten

Kindergarten students, their teacher Marshall, and I walked through Friends School of Minnesota’s prairie garden to collect seeds. We found and sorted seeds of many shapes, sizes, and colors. Students discovered many ways that seeds can travel as well.