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Every other Tuesday from 4:15pm-5:00pm (during the summer, every Monday from 3:30pm-4:15pm), we join Ms. Frizzle and go for a ride on the Magic School Bus! After the video, we do an activity (craft, game, science experiment, etc.) that relates! Click twice on picture for more information.

August 4, 2014. Using these ideas, the kids worked together as sea creatures sometimes do to protect themselves from predators.

Takes a Dive: Coral Reefs | Magic School Bus | Scholastic.com

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August 4, 2014. MSB: Takes a Dive. When the Magic School Bus takes a dive, Wanda discovers that one of Ms. Frizzle's ancestors was Redbeard the Pirate and a treasure map leads the class to a coral reef where they learn first hand that life there is risky.

Catalog - The magic school bus. The complete series

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July 28, 2014. The kids did these activities, and more, about air pressure.

Goes on Air: Air Pressure | Magic School Bus | Scholastic.com

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July 28, 2014. MSB: Goes on Air. We got assigned air, and it’s not fair! The only contribution the kids in Ms. Frizzle’s class have to give the Walkerville Space Capsule is an empty jar. "It’s not empty," argues Keesha. "It’s filled with...air!" "But air doesn’t do anything!" wails Ralphie. They discover the "air-ror" of their ways when they shrink and get stuck inside the jar - and all they find inside the "How-to-Get-Out-of-a-Pickle-Jar-When-You’re-the-Size-of-a-Snail Escape Kit" is...air!

Catalog - The magic school bus. The complete series

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July 21, 2014. MSB: Under Construction. Two inches tall, and trapped in a bathroom at Wanda's house, the kids have to get out before Wanda's mother discovers them. Gathering building materials such as spiky hair curlers, sticky Band-Aids, dental floss, and cotton swabs, the kids use what they've learned about structure to construct a series of towers and bridges across the bathroom to an open window! They get across the toilet OK - but will they get past the alligator in the bathtub?

Catalog - The magic school bus. The complete series

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Monday, July 21, 2014. Using toothpicks and gumdrops, the kids attempted to make steady bridges.

July 7, 2014. MSB: Out of this World. Ms. Frizzle's class rockets into outer space to divert an asteroid from crashing into Earth. The children learn about gravity, meteors and comets while they and Ms. Frizzle race to save the world.

Catalog - Out of this world

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Monday, July 7, 2014. We dropped various objects from varying heights into shoe boxes filled with flour, salt and cinnamon to compare crater sizes.

June 30, 2014. MSB Blows its Top. Ms. Frizzle's class and the magic school bus travel underseas to see how a volcano is formed and why a volcano will eventually "blow its top."

Catalog - The magic school bus. The complete series

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May 13, 2014. MSB: Spins a Web. The kids are zapped into a monster movie, where they discover the ingenious hunting skills of spiders

Catalog - The magic school bus. Creepy crawly fun

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May 13, 2014. We made spiders out of egg cartons.

Egg Carton Spider Craft

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April 29, 2014. MSB: In the Rainforest. To celebrate Earth Day, the kids surprise Ms. Frizzle with her very own cocoa tree from the Rainforest Rental Catalog. But when the tree's cocoa bean harvest falls mysteriously short, it's time for, you guessed it, a rousing tropical field trip!

April 29, 2014. We made a rainstick craft!

Recycled Rain Stick Kids Craft | Craft Jr.

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April 15, 2014. MSB Gets Planted. Ms. Frizzle turns Phoebe into a real vine to help her learn how plants eat.

April 15, 2014. We planted seeds for radishes and peas. The kids got to bring them home and watch them (hopefully) grow!

April 1, 2014. MSB Gets Ready, Set, Dough! On Ms. Frizzle's birthday, the bus gets baked into a cake.

March 18, 2014. MSB: Makes a Rainbow. In order to win at Ms. Frizzle's pinball machine, the kids must light up all six colors of the rainbow.

March 18, 2014. The kids used sorted Froot Loops cereal to make a Froot Loops rainbow!

February 4, 2014. MSB: Takes Flight. Shrunk inside Tim's model airplane, the class goes on a high-flying field trip to find out how things fly.

February 4, 2014. The kids made and decorated simple paper airplanes to fly!

January 21, 2014. MSB: Wet All Over. The Friz take her class on a rainy ride through the life cycle of a water drop.

January 7, 2014. MSB: Sees Stars. Keesha and the rest of Ms. Frizzle's class travel out of this world to discover what stars are made of, the difference between a young star and an old star, and more.