Friends School of Minnesota Blog

A Quaker school blog about progressive education.

Teacher Stephen Moe Receives 2013 Seagate Science Mentor Award

Friends School of Minnesota science teacher Stephen Moe received the Minnesota Academy of Science – 2013 Seagate Science Mentor Award. The award recognizes Steve’s outstanding work with FSM’s middle school  students and their science fair projects. Congratulations, Steve! Minnesota Academy of Science – 2013 Seagate Science Mentor Award The Seagate Science Mentor Award recognizes middle school and senior high school science teachers who promote science education in their schools and.. Read More

Found Object Insects

First and second grade students have been studying insects in science and art. We watched butterflies and mealworms go through complete metamorphosis. We closely observed every stage in this process and recorded our observations using both pictures and words in science journals. We also explored many different mediums during this study in order to deepen our learning and understanding of insects. Children explored drawing pencils, black line pen and watercolor,.. Read More