7th grade students in the new Art-Spanish-History elective class are starting the year by building a geodesic dome. They plan to use the dome as an audio/visual display of student course work. Check out these photos of the kids building prototypes. Great idea, team Baker-Orsini-Campbell!!
This project is every steam lab managers’ dream come true! An interdisciplinary, 6th and 7th grade project, transforming old pallets into different South American countries’ flags! History teacher, Mr. Egan, and Spanish Teacher, Mrs. Taylor, put 6th and 7th graders into small groups, assigned each group a country, taught them how to use the equipment, … More Transforming Pallets into Flags
It’s the year of the dog, and the whole school is celebrating Chinese New Year! To make it even more special, students in Ms. Zhu’s classes took 2 weeks to build a dragon for the Chinese New Year Middle School Assembly in addition to hosting Chinese exchange students! First, Mrs. Zhu came to the Lab with … More Making a Chinese New Year Dragon
Mrs. Mares has been taking full advantage of the Steam Lab Cooking Cart. Over the course of 6 weeks, French classes take one class period a week (usually Thursdays for those wanting to partake) to try a traditional French recipe. Oui oui!! Nom nom!! We have electric cooktops, oven, blenders, cutlery, … More French Cuisine
Students in Mrs. Mares classes wrote stories in French, then created stop-motion animation videos using our new cameras and Hue Animation software in the lab! Check out Jackson Cropper’s story! Timothy et le Robot Gris By Jackson Cropper Voila Timothy. Il monte son moto allé á maison. Son poche est ouvret! Son argent tembent … More Timothy et le Robot Gris
Students in Mrs. Mares’ classes wrote their own stories to practice their French writing skills. To also incorporate speaking skills, she thought that stop motion animation would be a fun way to elevate their stories, but as most know, stop motion is a very time consuming adventure, so she came to the steam team for … More Hue Animation, the New Software in Town
Say the word “French,” and for many of us, visions of chocolate crepes and the Eiffel Tower come to mind. But did you know that Africa has 31 French speaking countries that includes approximately 115 million people? French students in Mme. Orsini’s classes studied African proverbs that were then translated into wearable art made in … More Making Africa