S.T.E.M Academy K-5

 (Science-Technology-Engineering-Math) 

2017-2018   

Teacher/Coordinator: Zulay Joa

MCPS S.T.E.M Vision:

All students achieve full-S.T.E.M literacy through seamlessly integrated instruction that is relevant project-, problem-, and standards – based. S.T.E.M literate students are critical thinkers who are able to solve non-routine problems in a globally competitive society.

 Quarter 1 at a Glance:

Grade level

S.T.E.M related projects

Kindergarten

All about earthworms (Basic needs of plants and animals)

First

Designing and Creating Water Filters

Third

Designing Bridges

Fourth

Cleaning an Oil Spill

 

Note: Second grade will not attend the STEM Academy this academic year. Instead, the students will receive a specialized course on computer science.

Fifth grade will attend the STEM Academy starting in quarter 2.

 

 Website Resources for Parents and Students

http://pbskids.org/zoom/activities/sci/

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/

http://pbskids.org/designsquad

              

Upcoming Events

STEM Club (primary grades 1-2): September 28th – October 26th

Girls in STEM – All year

X-STEM Ambassadors – All year