Classroom Close-Up: Ms. Moncrief, Silver Springs Classroom Close-Up: Ms. Moncrief, Silver Springs For this Classroom Close-Up we visited Ms. Moncrief's 3rd grade class at Silver Springs Elementary. The students were learning about adaptations and habitats by observing crayfish. Show Transcript Good morning, my name is Tiyhoni Moncrief and I'm a third grade teacher here at Silver Springs. Today you are going to see a a science lesson where we observe our crayfish. Our students are learning about adaptations and habitats. The lesson that you are going to see is a student ran lesson and they are also reading and learning about adaptations and habitats by reading books and watching videos on Epic. We're doing science and we're studying the crayfish and what they were doing and we were writing it down on the sticky note. It's fun because we can study and learn more about other animals. I never knew crayfish even existed until we did this. Remember we are estimating. About like three and a half Three and a quarter. Let's write that down as your first observation.