K-5 STEAM Expo 2020

YOU ARE INVITED!

All K-5 Bethel students are invited to explore an area of STEAM interest by participating in the 2020 District-Wide STEAM EXPO

This is an optional project that provides students with a fun opportunity to explore a STEAM concept or discipline in greater depth.

The MOST important outcome is that you and your student have FUN exploring an area of interest in STEAM!!!


WHAT TIME COMMITMENT SHOULD WE EXPECT?

K-2 students should expect to spend 1-2 weeks on the project and creating a presentation.

3-5 students should expect to spend 2-3 weeks on the project and creating a presentation.

Students who participate will be assigned a "showcase" time at the Expo to share their project.

Students will have plenty of time to explore

all of the other offerings and exhibits at the STEAM Expo !

We encourage parental involvement in all phases of the project!

BETHEL PUBLIC SCHOOLS STEAM EXPO

4/22/2020

6:00-8:00 PM at Bethel High School

WHAT ARE THE PROJECTS?

K-5 Projects

Become an Expert! Learn everything you can about a STEM topic you love! And share!

Be Marie Curie or Thomas Edison- Do a simple science investigation or experiment and explain how it works.

Explore Engineering - Select a Stem Challenge and share your solution .

Myth Busters - Design a creative and accurate demonstration, experiment, or model to “bust” a science myth and explain the “real science” to your audience.

Robot Challenge - Step up to the next level with coding your robot.

How it Works: Choose a simple mechanical or electrical device and explain how it works


Don't see anything that appeals?

Have a better idea ?

Students are welcome to explore at a self directed project too!

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can I do a project with a friend? - YES! My favorite thing to do is "science" with my friends!

What if I start and don't finish? - That's ok! Try again next year!

Can I change my project? - Yes! I'll send out an email before the EXPO to check in, just let me know then!

Is it a contest? - No, we don't have judges but I do give the participants a fun souvenir !!

Can my parents help me? - YES!! A family who "sciences" together is awesome!

What I do if I need materials for my project, but can't find them? - Come see me or ask your parents / teacher to email me! I am super resourceful!

Is science really a verb? - NO.... but I like using it that way !


Ms. Nielsen ------->>>>>> nielsenk@bethel.ct.us


HOW DO WE SIGN UP?????

YOU ARE INVITED!

All K-5 Bethel students are invited to explore an area of STEAM interest by participating in the District-Wide STEAM EXPO.

This is an optional project that provides students with a fun opportunity to explore a STEAM concept or discipline in greater depth.

The MOST important outcome is that you and your student have FUN exploring an area of interest in STEAM!!!


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