CNJ staff photo: Liliana Castillo
Eleven-year-olds Brianna Jimenez, top left, and Trisha Gartner, top right, roll Maria Mata, bottom left, and Danielle Chafer, bottom right, away from each other as the group demonstrates a lever. The group of four decided to act out a binder as a lever because it’s something they use often for class. Classes at Bella Vista Elementary School have been working with Kennedy Center teaching artist Randy Barron all week integrating dance and science. Today, Christi Hartley’s sixth grade class acted out simple machines.