Monthly Archives: June 2012

Summertime at Timnath Elementary

Yes, it’s summertime, but we still have a dozen teachers here working with the new state standards by revising current units and designing new units and activities!  Through the mill levy granted by the voters to PSD last year (thank … Continue reading

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STEM – Thursday and Friday

Oops – didn’t realize that this didn’t post, yet.  It got stuck in cyber-space as a “draft.”  Apologies for the late posting!  On Thursday, students listened to “Regards to the Man on the Moon” by Ezra Keats, and then they … Continue reading

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STEM – Day 3

On Wednesday, students took the Humpty Dumpty story to a new level of understanding as they learned more about the properties of how liquids and solids affect motion, how the arc can be used as a strength feature in structures, … Continue reading

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Summer STEM – Day 2

Day 2 at Summer STEM Enrichment was all about water.  Students made boats out of different materials and then tested the weight-bearing capacities to determine which materials and design were most effective to hold the most weight.  Older students also … Continue reading

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First day of Summer STEM

Our scientists investigated angles and energy today.  🙂  The story today was “How Far Will a Rubber Band Stretch?”

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Great May!

From the kindergarten music program to fifth grade biography presentations to field day on the last Tuesday of the school year, we had a fantastic month of May!  🙂

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4th grade Egg Drop

Our 4th grade engineers designed egg-carriers that were to cushion and protect a raw egg when dropped from more than 100 feet high!  Several designs were successful and many didn’t survive the impact…

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