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Challenge Island STEM Adventures

Success Zone / Neill -
2022 Fall

Each week students will be transported to a unique thematic island to tackle high-level thinking challenges using only their imagination and creativity.Every challenge experience is unique, fun-infused STEM/STEAM learning fun!Challenges vary from semester to semester.

Semester at a Glance: 

Week Theme Lesson/Activity
1 Jukebox Spin Explore mechanical engineering by learning about the jukebox design, identify parts of a spinner, design spinners using different materials
2 Pet Emergency Learn about veterinarians and other careers, understanding wheels and axles, experiment with different types of wheels
3 Sinking of the Titanic Learn about the Titanic and design innovation, use a model to visualize a design and test the performance
4 Jellyfish Junction Investigate the results of mixing substances together, understand properties of slime as a polymer and non-Newtonian fluid
5 Magic School Bus Stop Enjoy a fictional exploration of the organs and their functions, design and build a table-top magic school bus pinball game
6 Wicked Witch Twist Students will learn about tornadoes, the Enhanced Fujita Scale, and about architectural designs to minimize wind damage
7 Blow-cart Beach Students will use creative and critical thinking skills to build blow-carts
8 Mythical Monster Swamp Students will create Greek mythological creatures out of recycled materials
9 Temple of Trouble Students will learn about gravity, velocity, acceleration and ancient cultures. Students will then design their own temple of trouble and create traps and courses.
10 Wizardry Academy/Parent Showcase Parents will be invited to the last class and engage in observing, investigating and facilitating chemical reactions with potions and making magical candies.
SZ-JNE-1 Closed

  Challenge Island

Neill Elementary
Mondays, Sep 19 - Dec 12
3:45 - 4:45 PM

  No Class Oct 10, Oct 31 & Nov 21


Grades   K - 3rd

$ 179.00
for 10 sessions

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