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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 a Maze - Students will learn engineering and physics to engineer a marble maze to get the Leprechaun  to the Pot of Gold.

  

Engineering a Bridge  - Students use their knowledge of  engineering and bridges to engineer a straw bridge to get the Leprechaun to the Pot of Gold.

 

 

 

February 

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.

 

  

  

January

 

Hour of Code (2 Lessons) - Students will participate in the Hour of Code through Code.org and will use their knowledge of algorithms and computer programming to code and program a video game.

 

 

 

December

 Robot Mouse - Block Coding 

Students will learn what an algortihm is and how we can use an algortihm to program a robot mouse to find its cheese.

  

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!

 

 

 

November

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.