Yamaya’s merge cube presentation on the Aurora Borealis, or more commonly known as, the Northern Lights.
Grade 6 students visited MacSkimming this week to learn about biodiversity through a variety of hands on discovery and exploration activities.
Students taking up answers after completing the tree dichotomy challenge.
Learning about tree classification based on the physical attributes of a trees leaves or needles.
On a search for birds by learning about their distinct calls.
Exploring the biodiversity and ecosystems in the forest.
A giant yellow spotted salamander.
Researching different Mars rover components and making decisions in groups about the function and look of their design.
Pitching their ideas and receiving peer feedback using Sonya Terborg’s Ladder of Feedback.
Hello all, here is the schedule for STEAM fair 2019 beginning on Wednesday afternoon and continuing on into Thursday.
Parents are invited to come and visit on Wednesday if they like, while the official judging happens Thursday morning. See below for times and more details.
Wednesday March 6
2:25 – 3:05 Set up for grade 6, 7, and 8 students (gym)
3:15 – 4:00 Open to parents to visit grades 6, 7, and 8 projects (gym)
Thursday March 7
9:00 – 10:50 Judging of Grade 6, 7 and 8 STEAM fair Projects (by external judges)
10:50 – 11:10 Tefillah for grade 6 to 8 students
11:10 – 11:25 Snack break in regularly scheduled class with teacher for grade 6 to 8 classes
11:05 – 1:05 Grade 6 to 8 projects left up in the gym for K – 5 classes to visit with their teacher. 6 to 8 class as usual
1:45 – 2:25 Clean-up of grades 6 to 8 STEAM Fair Projects in gym
3:15 Whole School assembly to announce the grade 7 and 8 bronze, silver, and gold medalists that will represent OJCS at the Regional Science Fair.
This year’s STEAM fair will take place on Thursday March 7 in the morning. Set up of all project in the gymnasium for grades 6 – 8 will happen in the afternoon of Wednesday March 6. Below are some helpful resources to creating a successful STEAM fair project.
What is STEAM education?
The Scientific Method Videos
E-copy of tracking sheet
PDF copies of in-class presentation resources
Choosing a Topic
The Scientific Method
Writing a Bibliography