News from Sudbury Catholic Schools
 
 
SCS Home > News


St. Bernadette Takes on the Oreo Challenge

photo
St. Bernadette student Ivan Irazi (Grade 5) eyes his stack of Oreos during the school's Oreo challenge.

October 9, 2013 - The Grade 5/6 class from St. Bernadette Catholic Elementary School have been thoroughly engaged in hands-on learning with Oreos.

On Tuesday October 8th, they participated in the O.R.E.O. project, a scientific math-based inquiry project in which hundreds of schools across the country participated.

The excitement began as students hypothesized how many cookies they could stack. Students then tested their hypothesis as they stacked their Oreos. The highest stack of Oreos was 26. They continued their math learning by finding the mean, median and mode of the class.

The learning excitement will continue throughout the curriculum as they will graph their stacking, write stories and then finally get to make sculptures with the yummy cream filling.

Of course, teacher Chantal Therrien's students admitted that the best part was snacking on the cookies when the project was complete!

Share


 

More stories in the news...

•  Happy ECE/EA Appreciation Day!
•  Bishop Alexander Carter signs agreement with Anmar to establish new learning opportunities for students!
•  St. David School pays tribute to a former student with memorial garden!
•  Happy World Teacher Day!
•  Students attend Pathways to Bilingual Success Conference
•  Happy National Custodian Appreciation Day!
•  Every Child Matters: Sudbury Catholic Schools honours Orange Shirt Day!
•  St. Benedict STEM club gets busy with marshmallows and spaghetti
•  The Harmony Movement visited St. Charles College
•  SCC Staff and Students Welcome International Students with Open Arms!
•  St. Charles College Student Dana Lewis was crowned Miss Wiikwemkoong
•  Sudbury Catholic Schools Welcome 30 International students!
•  Welcome to the 2018-2019 School Year!
•  How you can support Catholic Education

 
  © 2018 Sudbury Catholic Schools. All rights reserved