Summer Week 2: Critters, Creatures, and Computer Science

Category: 3D Printing, animals, Biology, Chemistry, Children's Nature Retreat, Computer Science, Ecology, Engineering, Marine Biology, Science, STEM, Summer Camp, Uncategorized, Wildlife

Our young scientists had an amazing week 2 here at EIS! Last week’s theme was “Critters, Creatures, and Computer Science” Where we combine technology with the natural world and observed all things creepy, slimy, and crawly. The students learned about and explored the internal anatomy of squid and crayfish in Marine Biology. They created their own 3D printed designs in Computer Science, learned how pH has a profound effect on all organisms in Chemistry, and observed the natural world using it as inspiration for their own designs in the Engineering Lab. We closed the week with a field trip to the Children’s Nature Retreat where our young scientists learned about zebras, camels, and llamas. We want to give a special thanks to our guest speakers from Origin Code Academy. Using the ever popular game Minecraft, the students learned how to code in order to “tell” the game what to do and watch it play out on the big screen.

Click here to learn more about Origin Code Academy and the Children’s Nature Retreat.

– scroll down to see pictures from last week’s events –

The students loved being able to pet the animals they were learning about at the Children’s Nature Retreat!

Stay connected for this week where students explore Mad Science!



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Elementary Institute of Science
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