Oh the Places You'll Go with STEM @ Root 2013!
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The STEMazing Race Map outlines lots of exciting STEM Stations to visit throughout our school-you earn a stamp on your map for every STEM Station you visit! For every stamp you earn, you also get a free raffle ticket in the STEM Family Night Raffle!!
STEM STATION #1 Checkpoint
STEM STATION #2
STEM STATION #10
BONUS STEM STATION JUST ADDED!!!
Yates Mill Pond
Explore the simple machines - tools that make work easier – that are employed in Yates Mill and that help to efficiently get work done, including the wheel and axle, gears, pulleys, screws, inclined planes, wedges, and levers.
Special STEM@Root Features
Art @ Root: Oh the Places You'll Go with STEM@Root 2013
K-3 Students have drawn pictures of what they want to be when they grow up with Ms. Vinson, our current substitute art teacher. Visit the beautiful mural made to the theme "Oh the Places You'll Go with STEM @ Root 2013" that incorporates the students artwork created by our other substitute Art teacher, Ms Stancil!
Speedway Challenge @ Root
Get to see the vehicles that our 5th grade students designed for the 3rd Annual Speedway Challenge @ Root. This competition is held every year for 5th graders to enrich their understanding of "Motion and Design". Students must design a car that can roll the farthest down the "Root Canal".
PreK-2 Enrichment @ Root
STEM is important and meaningful at all ages. Root Elementary students are learning how to apply the scientific method in a variety of contexts, including engineering and chemistry. During the STEM @ Root enrichment activities, the students are practicing the 4 C’s of 21st century learning, namely, collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and communication. The small group projects will be on display during STEM Family Night.
STEM Fair @ Root
Have you ever wondered why your cookies sometimes burn on the bottom or which paper towel brand is more absorbant? Find out answers to all our 3rd-5th grade students research questions by visiting the STEM Fair! 3rd-5th grade students will present their STEM Fair Projects and show you how they performed real experiments by using the Scientific Method. Don’t miss your chance to see this STEM Fair "STEM Station" between 6-6:45 pm!