Category: S.T.E.M.

Learning Through Play

Our preschoolers have jumped right into the new school year by learning through play and role playing community careers.  They are also busy working together to explore S.T.E.M. concepts such as building bridges, counting...

Catapults and Energy

Under the guidance of their teacher Ms. Fletcher, our 5th and 6th graders built individual catapults as part of their Energy unit. Students tested their launching capabilities to gain a deeper understanding of concepts...

Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Session

Our summer school students are excited to continue their activities with Bricks 4 Kidz.  Once a week they have the opportunity to collaborate with peers and interact with gears, pulleys, levers, and axles to...

Innovative S.T.E.M. Thinkers

Our final S.T.E.M. Challenge of the year encouraged students to create their own innovative project as long as they incorporated Science, Technology, Engineering and/or Math. Our S.T.E.M. leaders created dinosaur replicas, geometric spinners, and...

Robotics Showcase

Our Robotics students proudly showed off the skills they learned this year through the leadership of volunteer Robert Jones, an electrical engineer with Bosch.  The students, ranging from 3rd through 6th grade, hosted 3 stations that...

Bricks 4 Kidz Session 2

After the success of our Bricks 4 Kidz program with our 3rd and 4th graders, we were excited to bring it back for our 1st and 2nd graders to experience.  Once again, the students learned...

Hands-On Science

Our hands-on science lab allows our students to expand their understanding beyond the textbook. They observe chemical reactions, test friction pressure, use microscopes to examine plant cells and more. They enjoy making predictions, testing hypothesis...

Mindstorm Robotics

The second session of our Robotics elective course introduced the Mindstorm kits to a group of 3rd through 6th graders. This next level course guided students to build more detailed structures and expand their...

myOn Reading

Students as young as Kindergarten are enjoying reading with myOn, an online digital library that allows Cooke students to read anywhere, anytime.  Students use tablets, smart phones, and computers to access their personal reading libraries...