STEM education is interdisciplinary, collaborative and project-based learning. Students work closely together in a hands-on way to solve real-world problems. The goal of STEM education is to help students develop problem-solving skills and for students to become creative, critical thinkers.
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Our students prepare for the future by participating in STEM activities throughout all content areas during the school day and through extracurricular activities after school. Below are examples of the activities taking place this year.
Project Feeder Watch - Ms. Richardson's science classes are participating in Project Feeder Watch through a grant from the Cornell lab of ornithology.
Environmental Club - Ms. Warthen and Ms. Raiford are sponsoring a group of student citizen scientists who are working on stream restoration.
Math Club and Math Olympiad - Ms. Dellota
Tech Ed: Robotics Club - Mr. Eyes
MESA - Ms. Salsman. Last year our students designed a prosthetic arm and earned a 2nd place in the Maryland state competition.
Social Studies: CSI - Crime Scene Investigation - Ms. Rice7th grade social studies students working in small groups investigated the classroom for clues to a medieval crime. Once the students had a chance to explore the classroom and take notes, they worked on making inferences and drawing conclusions.