Category: S.T.E.M. Events

Bridges: Suspension, Truss, Arch and More

The February Family S.T.E.M. Challenge was to build a bridge out of materials not normally considered strong alone, but when engineered right can become a strong structure.  Students used toothpicks, popsicle sticks, straws, Q-Tips and similar...

Milo the Robot

Our Robotics program, led by a local volunteer, is off to a great start.  Students completed the first task of building Milo the Robot and learning how to use the WeDo iPad app to...

Robotics WeDo Program

One of our North Rosedale Park neighbors has volunteered his experiences as an engineer to lead an eight week robotics course with a group of  3rd through 5th graders. The program will use our Lego...

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...

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...