Week 3: September 10th

Terrible Tornadoes

Intro - ~5 min
- quick Forge tour (for the newbie this week), rules overview
- covered agenda for the day

Story - ~10 min
- read Tornadoes!, by Gail Gibbons
(this is a GREAT selection if you have a Jr.FLL team focusing on tornadoes...our kids loved it!)

Connections - ~15 min
- watched Discovery Education video - Weather Smart: Tornadoes
- made list of ways to stay safe during a tornado (on whiteboard)

Team Building/Challenge - ~20 min
- played a team building game called "This or That" - HUGE hit!

our "This or That" list:
sun/moon
summer/winter
dog/cat
elevator/escalator
pen/pencil
wallpaper/paint
go/stop
rollercoaster/merry-go-round
lake/river
sweet/sour

Snack Break - ~15 min

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Activity - ~20 min
- made tornadoes in a bottle
- worked on designing buttons (individual, not team), will put them in button press at next Forge meeting

Free Play - ~20 min
- Free play with LEGO's

Clean Up - ~ 5 min
- also had a quick discussion about next meeting - our FIELD TRIP to the National Weather Service!