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Super Scientists and Engineers

Super Scientists and Engineers

Pre-Requisites:

Reading

Makes predictions about a story or passage based on the title and/or pictures

Identifies words and constructs meaning from picture clues in text

Identifies basic sight words

Distinguishes fact from fiction

Begins to understand basic characteristics of fables, stories and legends

Identifies story elements of setting, plot, character and conflict (where, when, what, who and why)

Uses personal perspective in responding to stories, such as relating to characters or situations

Locates the title, author name, illustrator name and table of contents

Sorts common words into categories (e.g., food, colors, shapes)

Writing

Reads and writes own name

Tells a story using pictures

Uses letters or shapes to depict words or ideas

Writes basic words

Copies or writes words to convey messages

Participates in group dictated stories

Builds simple words and sentences

Demonstrates left-to-right progression, and top-to-bottom progression

This class is open for kindergartners through first grade. We will jump into science experiments and engineering tasks each week! We will work as a class, in small groups, and individuals to explore the world around us and how it works. As a class we will make predictions and draw conclusions each session. Take a peek at our themes. All classes will be completely hands-on!

 

Month

STEM Focus

September

Create waterslides Create rollercoasters

October

Extreme weather: - Volcanoes
- Earthquakes
- Hurricanes

- Blizzards

November

Human Body Systems

December

Create marble mazes, Basic coding with robots

January

Build famous landmarks with Legos, Build ramps, and plank systems, Build a fort for your team

February

 

Explore magnetic science, Static Electricity
Pulleys and Ziplines

March

 

 

Food Science:

  • -  Build with food

  • -  Experiment with food

  • -  Make something edible

April

Parachutes Bridges

May

Geoboard Challenge, Toothpick Challenge

Teacher: Mrs. Jenna Myers

Time: 12:00-12:55pm 

Price: $150  + $10 Supply fee / semester