Well, that was fun! Our class is participating in an awesome STEM, Project Based Learning program called, STARBASE.
This program investigates areas of Chemistry, Engineering Design Process, Robotics, Logic and Math, Fluid Mechanics & Aerodynamics, to name a few. The students were so excited (and I was too!) Check out our Animoto to have a look at some of our learning.
We have 4 more STARBASE sessions, so stayed tuned for more awesomeness!
Techie Kids- What was your favorite part of our first day of STARBASE?
Blogging Buddies- Have you participated in any similar programs or projects in your class? Tell us about it.
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