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3rd Graders’ Top 10 Reasons To Visit Minuteman National Park

May 22, 2014

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  Tower’s 3rd grade students’ visit to the Minuteman National Park was a great opportunity to combine their studies of Massachusetts history, and National Parks. Their Top 10 reasons to visit Minuteman National Park are as follows: 10. The cool map inside the visitor center where you could press a button and it would light up.9. Going on […]

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Tower’s Second Grade Students Visit the Here To Ear Exhibit at the PEM

January 30, 2014

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The second grade visited the Peabody Essex Museum to see the Here to Ear Exhibit. In the Here to Ear Exhibit, the artist introduces a flock of Zebra Finches to a gallery of iconic Gibson Les Paul and Thunderbird bass guitars. A constantly changing soundscape emerges as the finches begin perching on the amplified instruments. Here […]

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Tower’s Second Grade Students Visit the Beyond Human: Artist-Animal Collaboration Exhibit at the PEM

January 30, 2014

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The second grade classes visited the Peabody Essex Museum to see the Here to Ear exhibit and the Beyond Human: Artist-Animal Collaboration Exhibit. Beyond Human: Artist–Animal Collaborations features nearly 40 paintings, installations, photographs and audio and video recordings by artists who co-create or investigate art with live animals. Here are the students’ reflections on their trip. Reactions […]

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Second Grade Whale Watch

September 26, 2013

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Our second graders experienced a spectacular day of whale watching aboard the Miss Cape Ann, out of Gloucester. When they returned, they shared the story of their amazing day through group storytelling. Below is their summary of whale watching at Jeffrey’s Ledge, in the Gulf of Maine.    It was a windy day in Gloucester […]

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