I decided to create a unit that revolved around Earth Day since that is coming up soon.
We started with a scientific and mathematical exploration of how much land and water there is on the Earth. To simulate this, I threw an inflatable globe for the students to catch. They had to tell me where their thumbs landed, on the land or on water.
A student then kept a tally of the results on our new Smart Board. (YES! I am super exicted - we just got it two weeks ago, so I no longer have Smart Board envy!).
Here were some responses: