Earning the highest scores in the county on the 5th Grade Science portion of the FCAT last year is not slowing down Rivers Edge from striving to continue their long tradition in the study of science. Recently, one of Rivers Edge Elementary’s 5th grade classes explored how sound energy can be transferred to different objects.
The future is bright! Students in Mr. Fess’ Northstars STEM classes created laser security systems today as part of their Laser and Photonics unit. Students are learning about reflection, refraction and the use of lasers in fiberoptic cable as well as their application in multiple career fields.
Florida Community Builds Pipeline Of Stem Leaders With Annual Science Competition LAKELAND, Fla. (March 8, 2018)– Florida Foundation for Future Scientists (FFFS) continues their longstanding commitment to stimulating student, teacher and public interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) with the 63rd State Science Engineering Fair of Florida (SSEF) March 27-29 2018 in Lakeland,…Details
Looking for programs to stimulate STEM and Arts education? Look no more! St. Lucie Public Schools launches innovative programs this year at Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies and Creative Arts Academy of St. Lucie. Samuel S. Gaines Academy of Emerging Technologies is a STEM K-8 Magnet School featuring the latest technologies and learning…Details
Students at Floresta participated in STEAM Day. The students had to work in groups to use all recycled materials to build a car, and the wheels had to roll!
This year’s STE@Minar Conference, hosted by St. Lucie Pubic Schools (SLPS) featured a spotlight on science, technology, the arts, engineering, and mathematics education. Strategies, resources, academic plans, and collaborative discussions were among the choices of talent development sessions offered at this event. With quality instruction as a core priority for the school district, the STE@Minar…Details
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Fifth grade twins Rachel and Carly Bentel at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition use balloons to demonstrate static electricity in a recent science experiment for their science club. The club is sponsored by fifth grade teacher Michelle Powers. Students met once a week in the morning before school and did fun and educational experiments.
Julianna Garcia demonstrates electric force from static electricity with a Van de Graaff generator (not shown) in Mr. Kearney’s 6th grade science class.