Presentation on theme: "GATE Summer Camp Castori Elementary and Foothill Oaks Elementary July 2012."— Presentation transcript:
GATE Summer Camp Castori Elementary and Foothill Oaks Elementary July 2012
Engineering is Elementary! The Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) … fosters engineering and technological literacy among children. is a research-based, standards-driven, and classroom-tested curriculum make STEM connections with literacy and social studies. Engineering is Elementary is a program developed by the Boston Museum of Science
Learning about engineering
Experimenting with magnets
Designing a levitating maglev
Experimenting with designs
Students work collaboratively as transportation engineers designing a highway system.
A week well spent Our mission: Inspiring each student to extra ordinary achievement every day.
Oakdale Elementary School Received 1 of 5 Solar SunFlowers The SunFlower at Oakdale Elementary School is the second installation of the pilot program A 400-watt, student-controlled and manipulated solar array Serves as an interactive learning laboratory The first of its kind in the nation Information shared other students and parents via the Web Learn the value of alternative energy resources
Oakdale Students are excited to be a part of the project!
We are proud that Oakdale Students play a part in the Solar SunFlower Vision SMUD sees SunFlower as the prototype for projects in Sacramento area schools An energy curriculum Funding and creation of the SunFlower and its curriculum are provided solely by the SMUD Community Solar program SMUD Community Solar program create opportunities to engage our community Solar and renewable energy Educate the community in making good energy choices