CARLYLE BASE DAYCARE: STEM HOOP GLIDER STEM HOOP GLIDER Written by Michael Klymchuk and Kimmie Shori, Assisted by Mia Vu, Stephen Tudor, Thomas Murray, Dina Madani, Aidan Kayes-Ford, Rafael Kacou, Sunghoon Jin, Logan Knutson As fierce as a plane and as gentle as a butterfly, this is the Carlyle BASE Daycare STEAM Hoop Glider Project. […]
Grade 2 students learn how to program interactive stories and animation with the Scratch iPad application. This activity encourages students to be creative and work cooperatively. https://vimeo.com/263555804
The grade 2 students experiment with the WeDo robotic kits to create flying machines. Students learn about the different lego pieces and their purposes. Finally, they are taught how to program their helicopters.
Each student had one single piece of aluminum foil of the same size (30 cm by 40 cm) and they had to build their own boat using that as the only material (scissors were allowed but not glue). Some students folded the sheet in two, other rolled the edges, it was really interesting to see […]
Students learned that wind energy can power things to move. Step 1: The students designed their own wind turbines, for the unit of energy. Step 2: They created the wind turbines and tested them. Step 3: Students reflected on their prototype. They asked themselves, “does my wind turbine move easily? If not, what can I […]
Throughout the past few weeks, students have been bringing in recyclable materials. 1. On Carnival Day, students were grouped with 3-4 classmates. Each group designed their own car. 2. Each group used the recyclable materials to build the car that they had designed. 3. Students tested their car on two ramps. The goal was to […]
“This is the blueprint of my tower. I carefully designed my tower by creating the measurements and calculating the total volume.” The final result!