• Allenwood ES S.T.E.A.M. Information

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    It’s STEM Fair Time

    at

    Allenwood!!!

    Grades 4, 5, 6 will complete at-home projects.

    Grades K-3 will complete in class projects.

    STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Over the next few weeks, you will choose your own research project that contains one or all of the STEM elements and conduct an investigation to seek the answer to your project’s question. This long-term, at-home project will enable you to combine reading, writing, math, data analysis and scientific inquiry on a topic that YOU HAVE CHOSEN! The PGCPS Science Office no longer uses or prints the former blue covered Student STEM Fair Journal booklet. The documents you will use as you prepare for the school-based STEM Fair can be obtained using the link below:  

    https://sites.google.com/pgcps.org/elementary-school-science-2018/stem-fair-grades-3-4-and-5?authuser=2

    You will be discussing possible ideas for your STEM project with your Science and Project Lead the Way teachers. Begin to brainstorm your idea to have it approved by your Science teacher.

    Very important dates you will need for your project are listed on the STEM Fair timeline. Post the timeline on your refrigerator to keep you up to date.  All projects should be completed by January 8, 2019. No exceptions.

          Allenwood

    STEM Fair Timeline/Checklist

    2018-2019

    ***The Allenwood school wide STEM Fair will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

     

    Component

    Due Date

    Date Submitted

    Parent’s Signature

    Teacher’s Approval

    Question

    October 22, 2018

     

     

     

    Prediction/Hypothesis

    October 29, 2018

     

     

     

    Variables

    November 2, 2018

     

     

     

    Materials

    November 7, 2018

     

     

     

    Procedures

    November 9, 2018

     

     

     

    Data Collection Tool

    November 15, 2018

     

     

     

    Results, Actual Investigation

    November 27, 2018

     

     

     

    Results, Graph of Data

    November 30, 2018

     

     

     

    Results, Written Explanation

    December 3, 2019

     

     

     

    Conclusion

    December 10, 2019

     

     

     

    Research Paper

    December 17, 2019

     

     

     

    Display Board to School

    January 8, 2019

     

     

     

    *STEM Fair projects for students in grades 4, 5, and 6 will be scored by classroom Science teachers. Four (4) projects per class will be entered into the school wide STEM Fair that will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2019.

    **Students in grades K-3 will complete an in-school class project for display at the school wide STEM Fair on January 31, 2019.