2020-2021 STEAM

This year we will have virtual STEAM for the months of November through March. Each month will focus on one area of STEAM. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)  Each month the STEAM project will be introduced and the requirements will be posted in the newsletter sent home for the school.  You may also find information on the school website.

 JANUARY STEAM ASSIGNMENT 

Tallest Tin Foil Tower

Engineering                 Due Jan. 28th

Challenge Rules: 

  • You must only use one box of tin foil for this challenge. No additional materials are permitted! (25 feet of tin foil)
  • Your goal is to build the tallest possible tower using the box of tin foil.
  • The tower must be free-standing and constructed on a flat surface.
  • Send a picture and information sheet to [email protected]  by January 28th 2021.
  • There are many different ways to complete this challenge. Be Creative!

Judged On:

  1. Tallest Tower
  2. What tower stayed standing the longest
  3. How much weight did it hold before falling
  4. Creativity
  5. Engineering Structure

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FORM

Must be included with your picture of your tin foil tower.

Email to [email protected]

Name_______________________________ Teacher___________________________

  1. How tall is your tower?
  2. How many feet of tin foil did you use?
  3. How much weight did it hold before falling?
  4. What did you put on it to see how much weight it held?
  5. How long did it stand before falling?
  6. Explain the process of making your tower?
  7. What did you do to in]improve your tower?
  8. What did you learn?
  9. What would you do differently?
  10. What are you still wondering?

CLICK HERE FOR NOVEMBER STEAM ASSIGNMENT

November Steam Project

This month we will focus on SCIENCE.  We will be trying to find out what is the best type of Pumpkin Slime or another slime of your choice. (https://www.craftymorning.com/pumpkin-guts-slime/)  You may also come up with your own recipe for slime or experiment with other recipes.  You will need to drop off your slime in a closed container at the office on Nov 20th by 3:00.  Your form must be filled out and be with your slime project.  Ribbons will be given for different categories and winners will be announced Nov. 24th.  Your slime will need to be picked up by Nov. 25th.  The slime projects will be displayed during lunch on Nov. 24th.  If you are unable to bring your slime to school you will need email several pictures of your slime and form to [email protected] Your pictures will need to reflect the categorizes being judged. In order to be on the school webpage you will need to fill out the a Social Media Release form found on school website.

December Steam Project