A retirement celebration for the Selitzers

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The American School of Puerto Vallarta celebrated Miss Kathy and Mr. Selitzer’s time at our school, as our founders and wonderful leaders over the past 30 years. Miss Kathy has been the Elementary Principal for 16 years and Jerry has been our General Director since the foundation of ASPV in 1986.   We want to thank everyone who came for … Read More

Science Exhibitions

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Miss Farrel-Uber’s sixth grade students presented their Science Expositions, which represent an experiment they selected in order to learn more about how our brains work, by using the Scientific Method to guide the process. Their display boards and the materials used were mostly recycled or reused products; modeling the importance of our own ecological footprint. Their results were showcased to … Read More

Food webs in science class

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Fourth grade students have been studying food webs this bimester in Science with Miss Farrel-Uber. They investigated the food chain of owls by dissecting an owl pellet. By looking at the owl pellet, students can discover what animals the owl ate and what type of habitat this particular owl lives in. Students will use a dichotomous key to identify the … Read More

East Asia 7th grade presentations

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The 7th grade students presented their 3rd quarter Geography projects on East Asia for Mr. Whitten. The goal was to research, develop, and present a public exposition of a specific cultural, historical or environmental aspect of East Asian geography.

It is rocket science

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Mr. Sam’s 9th grade students have been learning about different forces and Newton’s 3 Laws. They were then given the challenge of building a water bottle rocket that would fly higher than anyone else’s. During the experiment, they used equations to find the force, acceleration, and mass of their own rocket and compared those results to a control rocket. The … Read More

It is rocket science

Amanda GonzalezScience, Secondary, StudentsLeave a Comment

Mr. Sam’s 9th grade students have been learning about different forces and Newton’s 3 Laws. They were then given the challenge of building a water bottle rocket that would fly higher than anyone else’s. During the experiment, they used equations to find the force, acceleration, and mass of their own rocket and compared those results to a control rocket. The … Read More

Emotion Theories

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How do we know how we are feeling? Are we happy because we are smiling or do we cry because we are sad? The Introduction to Psychology class with Miss Cynthia designed Emotion Theory posters to explain the three theories of how we experience emotions.

Emotion Theories

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How do we know how we are feeling? Are we happy because we are smiling or do we cry because we are sad? The Introduction to Psychology class with Miss Cynthia designed Emotion Theory posters to explain the three theories of how we experience emotions.