"STEAM" (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Mathematics)

 

*Please watch the screencast below to find out how to sign-up for the STEAM activity of your choice!*

Attention 7th Grade! Check out all of the STEAM activities below that you can signup for. Remember to only signup for ONE or we will place you in an activity!

Descriptions

3D R&D

Do you have an idea to make some everyday tasks in your life easier? Have an object you use everyday that you'd like to make better in some way? A brand new idea to create something that no one else has thought of yet? In this STEAM, you will learn the basics of design problem solving & analytical thinking, how to take a rough sketch and turn it into a working technical drawing, create a prototype model, and finally 3D print your final product!

Cafe Design

If you have an eye for design and a steady hand to build and construct various pieces of furniture suitable for a cafe setting, then join the Cafe Design club! During your time, you will design, create, build, and enhance various elements of a coffee house setting.

Cupcake Wars

Students will make cupcakes with a surprise variable! Each group will be baking 3 times during the STEAM rotation and winners will be announced.

Forensic Science

Did you ever want to get to the bottom of a mystery and find out who did it? Explore the various scientific strategies, observations, and analysis used to gather evidence and solve the problem.

Girl's Empowerment

Impact the community by helping girls build dreams, positive friendships, good communication skills, leadership skills and your legacy for your world. Learn to turn your dreams into a vision, have a positive mindset, and make your voice heard!

Girls Only!

Creating a Culture

Students will create an entirely new culture, located anywhere in the world, with unique features such as language, music, clothing, transportation, shelter, art, food, etc.

Nailed It!

Photoshop Edition

Students will be challenged to use their own pictures of friends and teachers to recreate popular images from movies, advertisements, and TV shows. Can you nail it?

Rubik's Cubers

Have you ever wondered how to solve a Rubiks cube?  Well now you can! Learn how to solve the cube, along with advanced methods and algorithms to solve one faster.  Anyone can solve this puzzle, do you have what it takes?

Sudsy Soap

In Sudsy Soap Sales, students will discover how to create and manufacture their own bars of soap. Students will have the opportunity to select their soaps scent, target customer, and ingredients. Along the way, they will learn about the history of soap, the chemistry involved in soap making (as well as other household products and cosmetics), and how to work with a marketing team in order to sell and market your latest soap creation!

Making the Band

Making the Band is an incredible journey that will challenge you to work with others to create a successful U.S. tour for a musical band. You will  work as a designer, strategist, buyer, accountant, and administrator while experiencing the highs and lows of different variables that might alter your plans dramatically as the tour unfolds. Can you make adjustments, think on the fly, and come up with the perfect strategy to create the highest-grossing tour? This STEAM course is for creative students who can think on their feet to make quick, accurate decisions and calculations while learning through trial and error. Math enthusiasts and those who love strategic challenges will love this course! Rock on!

Code Combat

Learn to code with the Python programming language, in an adventure game format, where you have to code the task correctly in order to move on to the next level

Catapults & Projectiles

Students will research and design their own catapults, improving hitting targets with accuracy & precision.

Competitive Advertising

This activity is for students who enjoy being creative in various media formats while working, communicating, and competing in a group setting.  Students will learn the basics of creating an advertising campaign. They will create a logo for their product, create a print ad (poster), write and film a commercial to sell their product.  Students will be assigned groups that will be competing against each other, culminating in the final presentation to the Shark Tank to earn the contract from the fictitious company.

FITTness and Food

During this STEAM Activity, students will be utilizing the FITT principle to complete a series of workouts that will improve their overall level of fitness.  Along with participating in the workouts, students will also be discussing some dietary guidelines and healthy food choices to help their bodies continue to grow and develop in a healthy manner.

Travel Agency 

Dream Vacation

Students will plan their dream vacation from the perspective of a travel agent. They will create a trip itinerary with a pre-set budget amount. They will also make a travel brochure and map of their destination.

Mindfulness Mojo

In Mindfulness Mojo, you will engage in a variety of Mindfulness strategies to strengthen your mental and emotional well-being.  We will focus on causes of stress and numerous ways to deal with our everyday challenges. We will construct a mindfulness plan after engaging in a variety of activities that will help us work on being the best version of ourselves.

Fly Fishing

This is an introductory course for fly fishing and fly tying. The course will also allow for exploration of natural habitat of insect(Entomology) as well as understanding our Coldwater fisheries and education on how to conserve these natural environments with a focus on promoting educated anglers.

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