STEAM

Our students are provided challenging opportunities to collaborate, solve complex problems, innovate and learn. We prepare the next generation of scientists and innovators through daily sessions in Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics.

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This is a project that will definitely motivate your child to take pen to paper. The result is incredible! With this project, you can teach that shad­ing and care­ful use of line can give a 2D draw­ing the "illu­sion" of being 3D.

Mate­ri­als:

  • White paper
  • Black "F" Sharpies
  • Col­ored pen­cils

Direc­tions:

1. Draw a curvy line across your paper.

2. Make about 8 dots, unevenly spaced, on...

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A ruler is a great tool to help children visualize and conceptualize symmetry. Using geometric blocks, children use their ruler to create a line of symmetry. The results will be varied and spectacular!

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Here is an awesome experiment that will most likely see you go through an entire box of tea bags! *Definitely one that requires adult supervision, but sure to be a favorite with kids of all ages.

*make sure this is supervised by an adult at all times, is done in an area with no wind &​ that you have a fire extinguisher on hand.

To do this yourself you will need:

Tea bag

Scissors

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Baking soda dough is easy to make, easy to handle, and holds up well. Here is a great baking soda dough recipe and fun craft idea with an ocean theme. Perfect for summer!

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Tagxedo turns words -- famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, your favorite pet, and even your love letters -- into a visually stunning word cloud. Words are individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text.

This is a fun and educational site for kids. It is a great tool for leisure activities, but also a great resource for the school...

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Here is a great project to help little ones with addition and subtraction. Trace your child's hand, write out the addition and subtraction math problems and watch the fun as those little paper fingers bend with each attempt. (And, of course there is the "High 5" at the end of the activity!)

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Sometimes math is just plain fun...and delicious! Take advantage of the month of October to introduce this fun pumpkin candy building challenge to your kids. It incorporates STEM concepts in a fun and challenging manner. Grab a bag of candy pumpkins and some toothpicks and let the building begin!

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Indian corn makes a lovely seasonal appearance this time of year. What happens if you put Indian corn in a pan of water? Indian corn is a decorative hard shelled and colorful corn that is available in the fall at grocery stores, orchards or farmers markets. Place a cob in water and let your kids watch the wonder of nature in action!

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Who knew that craft sticks, blocks and cups could be so interesting? Extend the play and learning with these fun engineering challenges. Stacking craft sticks on top of plastic cups allows you to build a much more vertical structure than what you can make with cups alone. Add blocks to learn about balance and defying gravity!

Plastic Cups 3 oz. size

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Looking for a fun activity for the gang? A robot station is a great idea that is guaranteed to get those creative juices flowing! Using blocks of wood and miscellaneous metal pieces, including hardware, will give the creations an industrial look that will appeal to your builders, both young and old. Taking the time to gather interesting building materials will make this an activity a favorite of your kids.

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Here’s a fun skittle science experiment to do with the little ones! They will watch in amazement as the colors spread!

Supplies Needed:

  • Skittles
  • Warm water
  • Cup
  • Plate (medium to large)

Have the children make a circle with different colored skittles on a round plate. (It works the best...

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The Growing Room Academy provides hands-on enrichment classes at the Growing Room after school. These classes are available to all students and are an affordable way to learn sports, STEM, music and so much more.