7 Students from the OJCS participated in this year’s Ottawa Regional Science Fair held at Carleton University.
With over 275 students, 225 projects, and 32 schools participating, our team brought an impressive amount of original scientific thought and innovation the the fair.
Congratulations to all students for their amazing scientific thought, and to Zoe N. on her 3rd place finish for her Monster Melter energy project.
Cup Design for Printing: Wednesday April 17th
Volume Calculations: Wednesday May 1st (Mrs. Cleveland’s post on completing volume calculations here)
Student Choice Tutorial: Thursday May 16th (adjusted due to number of classes missed recently)
Wood Textured Cup Tutorial
Beginner Cup Tutorial
Engraving Text Tutorial #1
Engraving Text Tutorial #2
How to Curve Text (Begin video @ 8:00 mins for curved text)
The grade 8 Science class is learning how to create some 3D graphics to eventually design and 3D print their own kiddish cup in time for Passover. Here are some of the tutorial videos we have been following to learn the Blender program. These videos and others like it can be found from the beginner tutorial series at the Blender Guru.
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
Students coded dances, solved minecraft puzzles, and made games using scratch from www.code.org for their hour of code.