Eliza... with friends, cider, crafts, laughter, and lots of toys collected for children at UVA hospital. Initiated and carried out exclusively by Free Union students, they wish to express their gratitude to all who joined in!

DOING NEWTONS 2ND LAWYou can hear about it, read about it, see a video about it. But until you've played it, you're likely not to fully appraciate the relationship between force (a kick) and mass (a ball). These students get Newton's 2nd Law of Motion.

Share WaterThird, fourth, and fifth grade art and science students have been working on something that combines visual art, environmental science, and social justice. Our art teacher Courtney explains: We talked about what makes for a visual argument that invites you in. We also discussed water and water conservation. A nationwide project that was titled, “Imagine a Day Without Water" was reframed to "Imagine a Day WITH Water" that now includes the aspirations of the many with no water because it has run dry by drought, been turned off because of poverty, or contaminated by toxins. New ways to look at art, water, and people.

Science 11222It is only appropriate that the breeze was blowing leaves through our gorgeous outdoor classroom at Free Union Country School while we were hard at work designing our FantaSeeds: seeds with fantastic dispersal mechanisms!

New Worlds to DiscoverToday, we awakened our observational skills, practiced using magnifying glasses and jewelers loops, studied skulls and tracks, and did some basic chemistry experimentation.