Exploring STEAM

Exploring STEAM

Exploring STEAM

5th - 12th Grade Native American Students 30 Participants per Workshop (Virtual)

This class will provide an introduction to what robotics are, why they are important and the different kinds of coding that is used. There will also be an opportunity to practice coding skills and to build a robot using a kit provided. Careers in robotics will also be discussed.

Comic Book Making: Monday - Friday 19th-23th | 10:30AM - 11:45AM

Participants will become more familiar with comics as well as the creation and development of them. By the end of the workshop each participant will have a closer understanding of comics and a physical comic they’ve made themselves.

DESIGN AND BUILD: INTRODUCTION TO ROBOTICS - Monday 19th | 1PM - 4PM
This class will provide an introduction to what robotics are, why they are important and the different kinds of coding that is used. There will also be an opportunity to practice coding skills and to build a robot using a kit provided. Careers in robotics will also be discussed.

FUN WITH MICROBITS! - Tuesday 20th | 9AM - 11AM

Students will learn how to use block programing to creatively design hands-on projects with micro:bits. Each student will get their own micro:bit along with some exciting accessories.

AQUAPONICS: GROWING A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY THROUGH GARDENING - Tuesday 20th | 1PM - 4PM
This will be a hands on experiential workshop that will focus on gardening in many forms such as hydroponics, aquaponics and traditional gardening techniques. Students will create a small aquaponic system using simple materials provided in kits for this workshop.

THE CHEMISTRY OF COOKING - Wednesday 21st | 1PM - 4PM
This class will examine the differences between chemical changes and physical changes by cooking food. We will use various demos and activities and the students will cook food from a recipe and examine chemical changes in the food they cook.

THE CALCULUS OF SHARING FRYBREAD - Thursday 22nd |  3PM - 5PM
In Smoke Signals, Arlene had to serve 100 people but only made 50 pieces of fry bread. How did Arlene use mathematics to solve this problem? In this session, we will share the ways we can and have used mathematics to face our everyday challenges, including the ways we feed people, the ways that we do art, and the ways we make collective choices. Can we connect this to notions of infinity and calculus?
Let’s find out! 

To register, follow the link or scan the QR Code: https://forms.gle/osBx8kt8AdX3qKNZ6

For more information, please contact: Alissa Chavez Lowe at (505) 681-9949 or ALChavezlowe@sfis.k12.nm.us

 

Exploring STEAM