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Kindergarten students work together with their 4th grade buddies to create models of the eclipse. Students create paper interactive models as well as models made of cookies, candy corn and craft sticks. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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The 2nd grade Target students have been learning all about the human heart this semester, as a culmination activity students dissected a sheep's heart since it is very similar to the human heart. Students were able to identify the 4 chambers, valves, major arteries and veins during the dissection. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Students experienced an interactive opportunity with professionals in the STEM fields. Professionals brought prototypes, computers, sonars, hands-on experiments, and demonstrations. The students were exposed to many STEM jobs. Dr. Brown, Kennesaw State University, Professor of Programming and Robotics Jose Garcia, Georgia Pacific, Chemical Engineer Myeaser Collins, Wellstar, Nurse Paula Garcia,... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Students had to decipher the difference between learned behaviors, instincts, and inherited traits. As a way to extend the unit, students did research and had lessons how they receive their inherited traits. Use of Punnett Squares helped them see the probability of the traits they inherited. Extensive studies were even... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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2nd Grade team meets weekly to design assessments, analyze data, and create organizers for student STEM projects. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Students research, plan, and perfect their designs using technology. Students gather their ideas using videos and tutorials on the ipads. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Second graders went to Sparkles to learn more about how STEM impacts our everyday life! What a fabulous business Sparkles is to partner with! View this photo View this photo View this photo Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Second grade students designed an animal habitat that included all stages of the animals' lifecycle. Students used their mathematical knowledge of partitioning to ensure that the appropriate number of segments allocated to the habitat. View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Second grade students designed a marshmallow catapult and tested it to see which one went the furthest. View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo results page to compare longest catapult... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Second graders worked on created a solution to finding clean drinking water. View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Second grade used pre-planning training notes from Mrs. Pitts and Ms. Garvin to design a STEM project related to a real world problem in the beginning of the year. View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Second grade teachers planned and organized an extracurricular field trip to Sparkles where students were able to participate in hands on learning to experience forces of motion. Download Sparkles field trip View this photo View this photo Download Sparkles request Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
Download 3-28 PLC meetings 2nd grade Team meeting minutes where STEM was discussed. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
Download Merry measurement recording sheet Students used their knowledge of measurement to do a variety of activities. MGSE2.MD.5-Consistently and independently uses addition and subtraction to solve problems involving length using centimeters, inches, feet, and meters. Download Merrymeasurement2 Download Merry measurement3 Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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View this photo A second grade parent teaching students about plants. View this photo Plant lesson by a volunteer parent. Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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View this photo Math assessment in which students used their interactive math journal for geometry. View this photo Science assessment for lifecycles. Students used a variety of resources to research the life-cycle of animals. This is one sample from the larger life-cycle books students created. view this photo Science assessment.... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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The 4th Graders participated in the First Ever Wormapalooza! All students met in an assembly in the media center on Wednesday, May 2. This was an opportunity for students to "show what they know" about the Vermicomposting Project show far. The presentation was broken down into 3 major sections that... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
Posted May 4, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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During Kindergarten's Community Helper Week at Vaughan, many members of the community came to speak to the students at Vaughan regarding their professions. These community helpers shared aspects of their jobs and training-- many in STEM or STEM related fields. One such visitor was a Registered Nurse who share about... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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3rd graders visited Sparkles skating rink for a STEM lesson that was out of this world! View this photo View this photo View this photo View this photo Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
Download A4_One Hour Technology Workshop_Saeger Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Students created a product that they would use in real life. Download Vanity design walk through Download Create a product- advertisement cost to purchase cost to produce where is it made etc. Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification
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Download BBGbridge47 View this photo View this photo Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2018 at Vaughan's STEM Certification