Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Capstone Presentations 2016 : Mrs. Berliner's Scholars #geniushour #resvt #vsla #vted

Here are samples of the Capstone Presentations created in Enrichment Library class by RES fourth graders in Ms. Berliner's class. The scholars developed their own research questions, which are shown above the presentations that answer them. We are very proud of all our fourth grade scholars!


How does the brain work?



How does global warming affect the earth?



How do you make amazing cupcakes?



What are some stories of Atlantis?



How do crystals form?



How do movie special effects work, especially in Star Wars?




How do tigers survive in the wild?


How do wolves survive in the wild?


How did Native Americans survive in the wilderness?


How did cars develop?


Why did Egyptians bury meaningful things with King Tut?


Who are some of the best NBA players?


How do veterinarians heal animals?


How did the Japanese carry out the invasion of Pearl Harbor?


Why are some animals endangered?


How are costumes made, especially in Star Wars?


Capstone Presentations 2016 : Mrs. LeFrancois' Scholars #geniushour #resvt #vslat #vted

Here are samples of the Capstone Presentations created in Enrichment Library class by RES fourth graders in Mrs. LeFrancois' class. The scholars developed their own research questions, which are shown above the presentations that answer them. We are very proud of all our fourth grade scholars!

Who was Anne Frank?




How did the stones get moved across Easter Island?



How do chefs come up with recipes?


How do mountains rise and fall?



How do pianos make music?



What is the history of women in the police force?



And a bonus video story: The Racing Pony!



How did Claude Monet create his paintings?
This presentation also includes a painting by the scholar which she created using Monet's techniques.


Why are corals so colorful?



How have movies changed from the olden days to now?


How did Mary Lou Retton win the Olympics?



What is the history of wolves and humans?


How do robots work?


What is the history of the Miami Dolphins?


What goes on inside the console when you're playing a video game?



Why are Lamborghinis and other sports cars so fast?








Friday, May 13, 2016

Capstone Presentations 2016 : Ms. Senning's Scholars #resvt #vted #vsla #geniushour

Here are samples of the Capstone Presentations created in Enrichment Library class by RES fourth graders in Ms. Senning's class. The scholars developed their own research questions, which are shown above the presentations that answer them. We are very proud of all our fourth grade scholars!


Who were some of the best known Egyptian gods and goddesses, and what were they known for?



How do service dogs do their jobs?



Why did the ancient Greeks have so many gods?



How do you design and make a dress?



What was the rise and fall of the Vikings?


Why do people think the Bermuda Triangle is dangerous?


How did the Allies win World War II in Europe?


Why is Marco Polo important?


What tools do veterinarians use?


How should you treat your puppies?


How do animal biologists study animals?


Why are earthquakes different sizes and how do they affect people differently?


What is the family tree of the Greek gods and titans?

Why are there so many stories of legendary creatures?


What do the Chinese use Dragon Boats for?


How do different kinds of monkeys stay safe?