Friday, October 19, 2018

Catapult Construction and Competition

Fifth and Sixth Grades have been making catapults and trebuchets in STEM in coordination with their Social Studies topic of the middle ages.  We learned the difference between catapults and trebuchets, and the physics of projectiles.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Fourth Grade Studies Cantilevers

Challenged to create a cantilever span using only bricks, washers, and paint sticks, fourth grade students work together to counter gravity.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Gear Systems in Fourth Grade

Using Gear Generator, and the Carvey, Fourth Grade was able to make wooden gear systems and learned how to calculate rotational ratios.  Plus it was a lot of fun.  Thanks to Lucie deLaBruere for the use of the Carvey!

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Green Screen Nature Journals - 3rd Grade

Third Grade learned to use the greenscreen movie making skills to record their nature journal entries.  They used photos that they took while writing their poems as the background of their movies.