April Simple Machines with Legos
Gears - Students will learn about gears, a type of simple machine, by engineering a top from Legos and testing how gears work to make the top spin faster or slower.
Wheel & Axle - Students will learn about wheels and axles, a type of simple machine, by engineering a car from Legos and testing how fast or slow the car moves with different wheels.
March St. Patrick's Day Engineering Fun!
Engineering Shapes - Students will learn about basic bridge building and will engineer 2D & 3D shapes using toothpicks and gumdrops.
Engineering a Bridge - Students use their knowledge of bridges and shapes to engineer a beam bridge to get the Leprechaun to the Pot of Gold.
OSMO Activity Stations - Students will use the OSMO system to learn interactive play with words, numbers, tangrams, and drawing.
Block Coding with OSMO - Students will learn block coding using the interactive play system of OSMO and how block coding can be used for video game programming.
Hour of Code (2 Lessons) - Students will learn what an algorithm is, how it is used in coding, and they can use an algorithm to program a robot mouse to find his cheese.
BIG word of the Month: algorithm
Gears, Gears, Gears - Simple Machines
Students will learn and understand 5 basic simple machines, and of explore in depth gears, gear trains, and where gears might be useful and making work easier.
Quiver - Augmented Reality
Students will explore the world augmented reality while coloring a picture and using the APP Quiver to bring that picture to life.
Happy Holidays!!!! See you in January!
STAR Lab - Constellations and other AMAZING things in the Solar System
Students will explore outer space, stars , constellations, and the mythylogical stories behind them while making observations inside the mobile STAR Lab!
Speed STEM - Students will be able to understand the relationship between science, technology, engineering, and math to complete various hands-on tasks in a 5 minute rotation.