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Events

ELES 3RD GRADE

Start date: July 21, 2017

End date: December 15, 2017

We will go to ELES and present How A Hamburger is Made. This will show the students exactly where each part of the hamburger comes from. This will be for the 3rd grade students, there will be 102 students in attendance. We will make an edible Hamburger using Vanilla Wafers, Peppermint Patties and icing. We will do 5 different presentations.

JEFFERSON WATER FESTIVAL

Start date: July 21, 2017

End date: December 15, 2017

Around 700 fourth grade students attend the Jefferson County Water Festival each year. They participate in three hands-on classroom activities to learn about their drinking water and better understand where it comes from and how to keep it clean.

When funding allows, they also see a conservation-themed magic show that ties together all the concepts presented in the classrooms. Edible Aquifer explains both the components of and water movement through an underground aquifer in a memorable manner. Fantastic Filtration offers great group learning with an applied experiment demonstrating water filtration like in a treatment facility. Lastly, Water Cycle Bracelets provide a visual diagram of how water continuously cycles through our environment.

UAB School of Education
901 13th Street South
Birmingham, AL 35294