Orcas, frogs, rockets - oh my!
Science Day at Mill Creek Elementary brought hands-on learning to the classroom
Last updated 2/9/2020 at 9:16am
Mill Creek Elementary's annual Science Day made kids gasp in surprise during a rocket blast-off, smile in awe of a Pacific tree frog, and examine an orca tooth and other marine mammals in the Pacific Northwest. Feb. 5's all-day spotlight on science was organized and funded by the school's Parent and Teacher Association; it's their biggest event of the year. There were 28 presenters who came, live animals and teaching props in tow, to lead students in grade-specific lessons. Presentation topics corresponded to what each grade was learning in science during the year. For example, staff from t...