Monday, March 21, 2022

Earth Day Comes Early!

 The Fifth Grade used some of their STEM times to pick up trash and beautify our school grounds.











Tuesday, February 22, 2022

6TH Grade Pulley Machines on Display at WES



As part of their STEM engineering curriculum, the sixth grade at TPVS created some pulley engineered "work machines." Their machines are currently on display in the WES library. The sixth graders were excited about having them on display at WES, where their old teachers, siblings, and (in some cases) parents could see them.



 

Friday, January 7, 2022

Kindergarten Explores Natural Resources


Earth (sand), Air, Wood, and Water

Kindergarten students learned about the Earth's natural resources, and the importance of conservation.
Then we spend time exploring the qualities of different resources.
 


Air Maze - move the pom pom with your fan.












 

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Building Paper Computers in 3rd and 4th grades

 Students in 3rd and 4th grade built their own "computers" out of file folders and paper keyboards.  The focus question is "How is a computer like a human body?" Students learn the name and function of computer hardware, and cut and "assemble" their computers. They decorate them with a screen saver and bumper stickers as well.









complete with bumper stickers







Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Kindergarten Builds the School Rules

 As part of learning the school rules - Be Safe- Be Respectful - Be Ready to Learn - Kindergarten students came to STEM to "BUILD THE RULES."





Wednesday, September 15, 2021

First Grade Records the Five Senses

In the beautiful fall weather, the First Grade Reviews the five senses by going into the garden and recording sights, sounds, touch, smells and tastes.