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BES 5th Grade Science Classes

Our 5th graders began the year with a chemistry activity involving a “Zip Lock” Bag Reaction. Students used their observation skills to see, smell, hear, feel, but no need to taste!  I put 2 tablespoons of baking soda into a quart-size plastic zipper storage bag.  Students then added 10-mL indicator solution (bromthymol blue or phenol red) to wet the baking soda.  They then added 2 tablespoons of calcium chloride (sidewalk de-icer).  The color indicates a change to basic as COfills the bag.  

(picture of baggie to follow)

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Bickerdyke Pledge
I am a
S.T.A.R. Mustang who

R.O.A.R.s!

I Stop, I Think, I Act Right!
As a Mustang I will show
Respect to all.

I will be Organized with classwork and homework.

I will show a positive problem- solving Attitude.

I will be Responsible for my actions in what I say and what I do.

If it is to be it is up to me! 

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Bickerdyke Elementary School prepares its students to live, learn, and work in an ever-changing society in the 21st century.  It is the goal of this school to provide equal learning opportunity for all students and to encourage the pursuit of life long learning.

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