Exploring Potatoes

After the great potato chip taste test, we decided to further our exploration with potatoes.IMG_5489

We examined them closely.

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We cut them.
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We washed them.
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We compared them.

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We colored them and drew them.

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We made stamps out of them.

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We weighed them and used toothpicks to attach them.

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We did science experiments.

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This was such a fun unit for the kids.  We could have done a few weeks more of this but graduation loomed head of us and sadly we had to compost our potatoes. If you look up potato science you will find lots of activities for children to explore and make their own.  I only regret we did not plant them in our school garden!

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