Cooke S.T.E.M. Academy Blog

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...

Geometric Art workshop by Frank Kelly Jr.

Our 6th graders had the unique opportunity to work with renown artist Frank Kelly, Jr. as part of an Art Youth Initiative Program sponsored by North Rosedale Park Community Association.  Mr. Kelly presented an all day...

Anansi, the Clever Spider

Students majoring in theater at Wayne State University presented the play “Anansi, the Clever Spider” to our 3rd through 6th graders. The play is based on an African fable about a brave spider’s desire...

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...

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo

Our Preschoolers celebrated Cinco De Mayo with group discussions, hands on activities and a piñata finale. They enjoyed learning about the customs and traditions of new cultures.

Preschoolers Explore Sea Life

Our Pre-K students had a day filled with learning about sea life during a field trip to the Michigan Sea Life Aquarium at Great Lakes Crossing. They had an up close look at the...

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...

STEM Learning in Pre-K

Our Preschoolers are busy learning and exploring STEM concepts. Their activities include exploring science by following recipes that change solids into liquid slushes. They have expanded their math skills by making pictographs of class...