This summer we are offering two fun STEM classes, STEM Workshop: Science Olympics and Explorations in STEM: Discovery. Both classes started off the week with a cup stacking team activity.
This week our students created Lego bridges to support tennis balls over a gap and flew paper airplanes and paper helicopters (paper attached to movable weights). Kaila B. remarked, “I liked flying paper airplanes. I learned about accuracy and distance when you throw it.”
Students started this first week with a series team building exercises. In addition to cup stacking, students played Saving Sam. Sam the gummy worm is drowning! Teams had to work together to put a gummy “lifesaver” around poor sam. Towards the end of the week, students were introduced to the three states of matter and created shapes to grow borax crystals.