Click on the virtual STEM room to open an interactive experience!
Here are some new choice boards if you are looking for some more STEM ideas for this week!
Georgia Power has created an app with several different games that explore electricity and power for students in all grades- from elementary through high school. You can download this Learning Power app from the Apple store or on Google play. To learn more you can read about it here: http://www.learningpower.org/georgia/learning-power-apps.html.
Every year Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd. This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Celebrate our wonderful planet by visiting the website below and exploring some of the awesome activities for students of all ages put together by the cool people at NASA.
Here is a new choice board to check out. There are three options to choose from for each day of the week. Enjoy!
Here is an amazing resource from the awesome people at Out Teach Education. The activities are all based outdoors and have some excellent writing components if you want your student to take advantage of those. You will find a "For Parents" section with each activity, too! Enjoy and don't forget to share any of your STEM activities with Mrs. Whitesell and Mrs. Wilfred. We love seeing what you have been up to!
Looking for more ideas to do STEM at home? Click below for lots of unplugged and digital ideas!
Looking for STEM ideas to do while you are home? We are happy to provide you with lots of ideas. Please be sure to share with us pictures and videos. We look forward to seeing all of the creativity, collaboration, communication, and critical thinking!
The Cincinnati Zoo will be hosting daily Home Safaris at 3pm. Each home safari will feature a different animal and a related at-home activity.
Check out their Facebook page for more information!
It's time to start thinking about a science fair project! Our school science fair will be held on Saturday, January 11th. See attachment for details! The winning projects will go on to compete at the district level on Saturday, February 8th at Smitha Middle School. You cannot enter projects in the district level fair without winning the school level fair. Please click on the buttons below to see the display regulations as well as the rubric that will be used to judge the projects.
Here are some web sites you might want to check out to help you get some project ideas!
There are a lot of different graphic organizers out there than can be used to help organize your thoughts and data, which follow the scientific method. Click on the button below to see one potential graphic organizer that can be used.
It is time to select our Science Olympiad team for the 2019-2020 school year! Science Olympiad is a very competitive and fun organization to be a part of. If your student loves to independently learn everything under the sun about science topics, and/or competing in engineering challenges, then please encourage him/her to apply. It is a very competitive application process as only 20 students are selected for the team. Students who were on the team last year MUST reapply and are not guaranteed a spot on the team. Click the link below to access the application. Please let me know if you have any questions.