Category: S.T.E.M.

Reduce the Juice

Our new Go Green initiative is to Reduce the “Electricity” Juice.  The members of the Go Green team made PA announcements and visited classrooms to remind staff to shut down computers, close windows, turn...

MLK Collection Drive

The DPSCD Youth Squad sponsored an MLK Drive asking for new clothes and hygiene supplies for donation to the COTS shelter in Detroit.  In just three days, our Cooke families donated enough socks, coats, canned goods,...

Preschoolers Make Snow

Pre K students made their own snow!! Students used powdered snow, added water and stirred the mixture. Students observed that the water made the powder wet and the snow expanded!! Students enjoyed making hand...

Arts & Scraps Science

Thanks to the DPSCD partnership with Arts & Scraps, our 5th graders participated in an exciting hands-workshop that focused on the Evolution and Traits of Animals Michigan standard for fifth grade.  Their staff led our students through...

Busy Preschoolers

Our preschool classes are busy.  This month they had visitors who taught them valuable information about nutrition including how to create a healthy, balanced plate.  They literally tasted green eggs and ham inspired by...

Learning to Code

Our 2nd and 5th graders have joined the nationwide One Hour of Code program.  Our students are learning how to write basic computer command programs in game platforms such as Minecraft.  Coding provides students...

STEMinista Project

Our 4th graders had a wonderful opportunity to participate in the STEMinista Project. The Office of Science partnered with the Michigan Science Center to coordinate hands on STEM activities and career exposure. The workshop...