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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.

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…

Pumpkin Investigation Stations 2017

Students in every grade level (K-3) had a chance to go through the Pumpkin Investigation Stations in the STEAM Room this week.  Students were engaged in activities in seven stations: estimating and weighing, estimating and counting, touching, smelling, tasting, sketching, describing properties, measuring with standard and nonstandard units, and determining if a pumpkin will sink or float and why.  Check out these awesome photos!

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…

Playground Challenge

Mrs. Lant’s students had a chance to go into the makerspace to do the Playground Challenge as the Project of the Week.  Students were asked to create a playground with 4-6 different elements (swings, monkey bars, etc.).