What’s New in Living Lab

Every Wednesday morning, when the moon is waning (becoming less visible in the sky), the 8th grade spends the first 10 minutes of the day tending to their class garden. This allows the students to connect with the moon cycle through their work on the land. When the...
Living Lab Autumn Updates

Living Lab Autumn Updates

Autumn is a busy time for LivingLAB! Here’s some  of things that have been happening in LivingLAB this past week: Grade 5 did a plant dye project with Hopi Black Dye sunflower seeds. Grade 6 fired clay pots as part of a geology lesson on soil types. While the...

Celebrations in the LivingLAB

This week in LivingLAB we have two things to celebrate: a healthy beehive and an abundance of squash:   A Healthy Beehive         Our beekeeper, Brian Lacy, came to check on the beehive with 5th graders during their LivingLAB activity time...
Reduce, Reuse, Regenerate

Reduce, Reuse, Regenerate

In a balanced natural ecological system, the needs of the elements within the system do not exceed the input provided by the system itself. There is no such thing as “waste” because everything produced by the system becomes healthy input without ever being in excess...
Wishing Well, Hearth Counter, Gratitude

Wishing Well, Hearth Counter, Gratitude

During Project Week, a group of high school students built a Wishing Well in the spring area. Under Tom Myers’ guidance, they used cobblestones to build the walls and then designed and welded a metal cover, which is not yet installed as there is one final step...