The Fifth Grade experience at Peninsula Heritage School is quite unique. From actually dissecting fish and animal hearts in Science Lab to reenacting the American Revolution on the stage of our local theater, teaching, and in turn learning, is approached through a hands-on philosophy. Knott’s Berry Farm becomes a physics playground, as Newton’s Laws of Motion are experienced first-hand as roller coasters whip students up and around through gravitational pull. Students sidle up to the marine life of Catalina Island on a three -day adventure that includes snorkeling and hiking. Classroom quilts, with squares created by each student, commemorate the many different curricular units enjoyed during the year. These exciting and divergent activities make the students’ Fifth Grade year at PHS a memorable one for years to come.