Third graders in Math Academy became toy makers and pitched their prototypes and ideas to the Bright Shark Tank. Working in pairs, the students had to determine the appropriate ages for the toy, the retail cost and a promotional spiel.
Students memorized digits of pi and attended Math Night with their families on March 14. Fourth grader Hadley Golden set a school record with 350 digits of pi.
What does it mean to be a friend? Disney characters teach Buzz Lightyear about friendship in this play.
Fourth graders learned to apply math and coding to a space mission created by STEM School students, who developed and taught the lesson.
Students spent February learning about African American artists and artwork such as quiltmaking, murals, silhouettes, and civil rights issues depicted in art. Then the students made their own works of art using some of the same techniques.
Children love books and stories. First graders acted out three of their favorite books in their play "Penguins, Pigs and Ponytails," which they performed this week for the rest of the school and their families.
Author Wendy Gilhula encouraged students to use all five senses when they write stories. That's part of her book, Pika Bunny and the Thunderstorm.
Fifth graders had a blast at the U.S. Space and Rocket Museum as they study and prepare to make their own rockets in science.
When students have to pedal a bike to create electricity, they can see how much effort it requires to turn on a lightbulb. In contrast, students notice how effortlessly a solar panel generates electricity.
Fourth graders got to practice speaking in Spanish with students in Mexico, and Mexican students practiced their English. On both sides, students peered into the screen and waved.