To celebrate Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss' Birthday, Kindergarten through Second Grade students participated in various Dr. Seuss Themed STEAM Challenges & Activities. Dr. Seuss Camera App - "Cat Cam" The students took selfies to transform themselves into Cat in the Hat Characters. www.seussville.org We visited the Seussville website to learn more about Dr. Seuss, his stories and play fun games with the characters he created. Yertle the Turtle Stack Kindergarten stu
Students participated in various candy heart STEAM stations to celebrate Valentine's Day. All grade levels attempted to build the tallest tower using candy hearts, and measured with unfix cubes to see who's was the highest. Kindergarteners predicted and tested their guesses to see if the candy hearts would sink or float in water, vinegar and soda. First grade students predicted and tested their guesses to see if the candy hearts would sink or float in soda, vinegar and finall
Five classes cashed in 750 of their B-Force tickets to build delicious donut snowmen! Some of them were even able to take a bite of their newly created friend. Visit the Photos Page to see the full album SaveSaveSave
First graders worked in teams to move buttons across the table to the snowman only using straws and string... they count not use their hands to touch the buttons! First the teams sorted the buttons by size and shape. Then, they planned different strategies for moving the buttons.
Kindergarten students used marshmallows, icing, and styrofoam cups to build an igloo shelter to keep them warm in the Arctic. We also took super fun pictures using iPhoto to make it look like we were outside of an actual igloo. The students then wrote what they would put inside their igloo. Visit the Photos Page to see the full album SaveSaveSave
This week our Kindergartners worked as programmers to code a robot mouse to get through a maze. First they made a maze, then planned the code the mouse would need for directions, and finally programmed the mouse to run! We used the Code & Go Robot Mouse Activity Set Visit the Photos Page to see the full album