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  • iCode Robotics

    In this class, students will build robots and learn the skills of programming and engineering used to overcome seemingly impossible obstacles. While students work to complete multi-phased challenges, they will realize that teamwork is needed to solve the problems of tomorrow! Semester at a Glance: Week Project Lesson/Activity 1 Introduction, Fan Robot Students are introduced to the Lego WeDo Kits and have a discussion on what defines a robot. For the lab, students build a fan robot and watch it move. 2 Crash course on Scratch, Wheel Car Students learn how to connect Lego WeDo robots to the computer on their own. For the lab, students build a wheel car robot and learn how to program it to move. 3 Movement, WobbleBot Students learn about different types of movement and how robots can move. For the lab, students build a wobble robot and program it to move. 4 Gears, Turn Robot Students learn about gears and why they are important to robotics. For the lab, students build a turning robot with gears and program it to move. 5 Motion Sensor, MotionBot Students learn about the motion sensor in the Lego WeDo kit and how motion sensors are used in real life. For the lab, students build a robot using a motion sensor and program it to detect motion. 6 Tilt Sensor, TiltBot Students learn about the tilt sensor in the Lego WeDo kit and how tilt sensors are used in real life. For the lab, students build a robot using a tilt sensor and program it to detect direction. 7 Motors, MiloBot Students learn all about motors. For the lab, students build Milo the rover and program him to move. 8 Ethics, Racecar Students learn about the ethics of building robots and what it means to make robots for ethical purposes. For the lab, students build a racecar and have a race. 9 Final Project, Part 1 Students get in groups and plan out an idea for their final project, which is a robot of their own design. The robot needs to serve a specific purpose and be ethical. 10 Final Project, Part 2 Students make finishing touches on their robots and later present them to their parents!
  • Imagination Lab

    Grab your lab coats and goggles and get ready for our newest program where your young scientist will explore science, engineering & technology principles with hands-on experiments. Semester at a Glance: Week Theme Lesson/Activity 1 Oobleck vs. Slime This week we will find out the difference between slime and oobleck and record inferences. 2 How to Make Water Walk We’ve all walked in water and have the soggy socks and muddy feet to prove it. But have you ever seen water walk? With this fascinating science experiment, your kids will be able to see water “walk” from one cup to another. 3 Let’s Do Chemistry Creating mixing stations to find scientific practices, stability and change, matter and its interactions 4 Bouncing Polymer Ball What happens if you make a few differently sized balls? Does the size of the ball affect how the balls bounce? 5 How to Test the Strength of Shapes In this exercise, your child will learn how to test the strength of different shapes. By making their own shapes and then balancing books on top of them, they can observe how strong each shape is. 6 Explore Buoyancy Students will explore buoyancy with foil boats. 7 Learning about Chromatography In this simple science experiment using nothing more than water, markers and coffee filters, your child can separate ink into the colors used to create it. 8 Learning about Acid and Bases In this activity, students will gain an understanding of acids and bases in the presence of a chemical called anthocyanin. 9 Magical Crystal Tree Impress your friends by creating a colorful tree out of salt crystals, cardboard and a few other household items. Within a day, you’ll have a colorful snow-covered tree that seemed to magically sprout from nothing! 10 Make Your Own Ice Cream/Parent Showcase Choose your topping and flavor and make your own ice cream. Parents will be invited to the last class to join the students.
  • Drumline

    Drumline is an exciting course within the world of marching percussion where marching snares, tenors, and basses are the focus!This is a performance class where students learn the value of teamwork, rhythm and count.All equipment will be provided during class. Semester at a Glance: Week Skills Lesson/Activity 1 Counting and Constructing a Beat Students will learn the principals of counting and construct a beat that incorporates the hi-hats, snare drum, and bass drum. 2 Holding Drum Sticks Students will learn how to hold drum sticks properly and start playing on drum pads. 3 Playing Snare Drums and Drum Set Posture Students will learn the proper posture when playing the drums. 4 Counting Students will learn about counting and playing at the same time. 5 Singles and Doubles Students will learn singles and doubles and practice with a metronome. 6 Song Selection, Singles and Doubles (continuation) Students will select a song and practice the beats. 7 Practice for Recital, Singles and Doubles (continuation) Students will continue to practice for their recital performance. 8 Practice for Recital, Singles and Doubles (continuation) Students will continue to practice for their recital performance. 9 Practice for Recital Students will continue to practice for their recital performance. 10 Recital Day Parents will be invited to the last class to see their child’s performance.
  • Musical Theatre

    Students will develop and improve creative skills through a variety of theater experiences that include acting, stage presence, public speaking, pantomime and teamwork. Semester at a Glance: Week Skills Lesson/Activity 1 Class Introductions Students will get an overview of the class. 2 Vocal Warmups, Script Selection Students will do vocal warmups and stretching prior to selecting a script. 3 Character Analysis Students will learn character analysis and be given a script to read. 4 Stage Presence, Improv, Singing Students will learn how to have stage presence as they start with preparations for their performance. 5 State Presence, Body Language, Projection, Singing Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 6 Practice Stage Performance Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 7 Practice Stage Performance (continuation) Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 8 Practice Stage Performance (continuation) Classes will repeat from week to week as students prepare for their performance. 9 Performance Preparation Students will learn how to come on/off stage and continue to prepare for their performance. 10 Performance Parents will be invited to the last class to see their child perform.
  • Tennis

    Our curriculum focuses on academic concepts and includes games, drills and physical fitness activities to teach the skills, rules and etiquette of tennis.Our TGA Premier Sports coaches are trained professionals with a desire to spread their love of tennis.All equipment will be provided during class. Semester at a Glance: Week Skill Lesson/Activity 1 Basic Tennis Concepts, Forehand Review class rules, basic tennis concepts, warm up exercises and learn how to hit forehand 2 Foot Work Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, continue practicing forehand 3 Foot Work (continuation) Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, continue practicing forehand 4 Backhand and Racket Control Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, racket control exercises, continue practicing forehand and start on how to hit backhand 5 Backhand and Racket Control (continuation) Warm up exercises, drills for foot work, racket control exercises, continue practicing forehand and start on how to hit backhand 6 Foot Work and Speed, Hand-eye Coordination Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand and backhand 7 Hand-eye Coordination, Hitting volley Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand and backhand, start learning how to hit volley 8 How to Serve Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand, backhand and volleys, start on how to serve 9 How to Serve (continuation) Warm up exercises, drills for foot work and speed, hand-eye coordination games and exercises, continue practicing forehand, backhand and volleys, how to serve 10 Parent Showcase Parents will be invited to see all the skills that students learned during class.