STEM activity, fall 2015

The following STEM activities were shared at Sagamore Hills Elementary School’s Curriculum Night.

Aquaponics

Microorganisms
5th grade

  • Studying pH of the water and how the plants, fish, and microorganisms all play a role
  • Working with 1st grade

3-D Printing

Water
4th grade

  • Studying importance of conserving water
  • Using a free online program called Tinkercad
  • Developing a low-flow shower head

Coding

Technology
3rd grade

  • Learning a programming language called Scratch
  • Creating stories, games, and animations

Poison Dart Frogs

Life Cycles
2nd grade

  • Studying poison dart frogs and what they need to survive
  • Developing a habitat where they can live

Aquaponics

Plants
1st grade

  • Planted veggies from seed
  • Working with 5th grade to construct 5-gallon aquaponics systems

Composting

Living Organisms
Kindergarten

  • Studying plants and what they need to survive
  • Building a Compost Eco Pot to grow plants