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.
Click the link below to access the family challenge for this month!
The project completed by our families this month were fantastic. The empathy, creativity, and critical thinking exemplified by the projects was amazing. Here is just a small sampling of the projects that were turned in.
Our first family challenge is ready to go! Click the button below to access the information.
Check out this great opportunity from NASA to help name the Mars 2020 rover!
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year! We are so excited to provide your students with some awesome STEM activities this year. Here is a current infographic from Scholastic that helps explain the importance of STEM education.
The Atlanta Braves Foundation conducted a follow up interview regarding the grant that funded our Ozobots and showed the linked video at the teacher appreciation game in April.
Here is the family challenge for March. It is due on or before Friday, April 12th!
The 2-5 campus was in for quite a surprise at the end of January when the Cobb County Schools Education Foundation and Blooper, the Atlanta Braves mascot, stopped by to award a grant for $2,398 towards the purchase of Ozobots for the STEM room. There was quite a bit of screaming...I mean cheering involved!