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TEMPLATE- Project of the Week

Click the link found below for a template to write your own Project of the Week.  This template includes materials, objectives, essential questions, directions, extensions, and standards included in your lesson. Additionally, there is a recording sheet template attached.  This follows the design process/ scientific method as closely as possible and should match your lesson plan. Click here to MAKE A COPY of this template.

Grant Opportunities and Funding

We have been lucky enough to be rewarded with several education grants to fund our makerspace and STEAM program at Highland Drive. Here are some of the grant opportunities we’ve received along with a list of additional grant funding you might try for: Brecksville-Broadview Heights Schools Foundation (You might check to see if your district has one of these awesome foundations!)  GPD Employees’ Foundation        Leonard Gelfand STEM Center at CWRU       Donors Choose     Civil Air Patrol Aerospace Education Discovery Education Siemen’s STEM Day Lowe’s Toolbox for Education How to Create an Amazon Wish List…

Projects of the Week- Sept. ’17- May ’18

The Project of the Week is shared with teachers electronically, then posted, and set up in the STEAM Room each week.  This enables homeroom teachers to sign up for a time and bring their class in with very little prep work. These are the projects that have been shared up to the present date. POTW 9/5 – Gravity Falls POTW 9/11 Foil Tower Challenge POTW 9/18- Where the Wild Things Are POTW 9/25- Apple Stations POTW 10/2- Pigeons Bus Driving Challenge POTW 10/9- STEM-A-Web POTW 10/16/17- Pumpkin Investigations POTW 10/30- Fluffy Pumpkin Slime POTW 11/6- Football Goal Posts and Kickers…

Projects of the Week- Aug. ’16 through May ’17

The Project of the Week is shared with teachers electronically, then posted, and set up in the makerspace each week.  This enables homeroom teachers to sign up for a time and bring their class in with very little prep work. These are the projects that have been shared up to the end of May 2017. Ramps and Roller Coasters!- POTW5817-RampsandRollercoasters Water Slides- POTW5117-WaterSlides Oil and Ice Density Experiment- POTW41717 Dissolving Peeps Challenge- POTW4317-PeepsExperiments Chinese Dragons (To go with our book In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson)- POTW32017-ChineseDragons Build a Leapin’ Leprechaun Trap- POTW3617 Walking Water Experiment- POTW22217-WalkingWaterExperiment Dr. Seuss Theme – Oobleck Experiment & The…