2018 Term 1 STEM

My program this year has changed to STEM  so I need a different approach for some of my Program

Some more hands on activities sometimes without iPads or laptops.:

During term one:

Grade Prep (Foundation)Used Kidpix 3D to improve their fine motor skills to handle the mouse and keyboards as well as learning to log on to a laptop, open a designated program, to create pictures and print them.

 

they also worked on correct handling of equipment and ergonomics (sitting correctly within their learning environment.

Students used an algorithm to learn the safe procedure of crossing the road.

Grade 1 & 2:

During Term 1, they created their ID card for their portfolio folder. This required opening and saving a template, editing the template and taking their portrait photo to import it into the ID card  , they print and paste it onto their folder. 

Students completed environmental science worksheet from Science: A STEM Approach (Year 1) on  habitats for grade 1 and  Science: A STEM Approach (Year 2) on Growth & change the human being.

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student used “Place Value” to learn and use an algorithm.

Grade 3 & 4:

During Term 1, they created their ID card for their portfolio folder. This required opening and saving a template, editing the template and taking their portrait photo to import it into the ID card  , they print and paste it onto their folder.

Students completed environmental science worksheet from Science: A STEM Approach (Year 3) on Predicting on the Earth, Sun & Moon with  grade 4 creating a catapult from STEM Projects box 4.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student used “SCRATCH” to learn and use an algorithm.

Grade 5 & 6:

During Term 1, they created their ID card for their portfolio folder. This required opening and saving a template, editing the template and taking their portrait photo to import it into the ID card  , they print and paste it onto their folder.

Students completed environmental science worksheet from Science: A STEM Approach (Year 5) on  The Solar System for grade 5 and  Science: A STEM Approach (Year 6) on Volcanoes for grade 6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student used a “Rubik’s cube ” to learn and practice a sequence of 8 algorithms.

 

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