Elwood Union Free School District is proud to present:

Elwood STEAM Night 2019

When: January 17, 2019 from 4:30pm-7pm

Where: Elwood Middle School

Who: Students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 and their parents (Students in grades K-5 must be accompanied by an adult)

Students in Kindergarten through Grade 8 are invited to take part in an afternoon of discovery, creativity, and fun! Along with a parent, students will be able to travel to grade level workshops and engage in hands-on activities to learn basic physics and engineering principles. This year students will register to attend the event, however, they will not be registered for individual sessions. Families can visit sessions at their own pace throughout the afternoon where they can explore, discover, and tinker.

Sessions for Elwood

Winter 2018 STEAM Night

K-2

One Fish Two Fish- In this room, students will be able to construct a fishing pole and go fishing while learning about magnetism.

Going on a Bear Hunt- Students will retell the story by constructing a map of where the family hikes in Going on a Bear Hunt. Students will also learn about building an algorithm while retelling a story.

Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons - Students will create bouncing buttons, play a math game with dice and make a Pete the Cat bookmark that they can take home.

Mix It Up - In this session, students will learn all about what happens when you mix primary colors together in a variety of ways.

Block City - Students will construct a city of their own using our Big Blue Blocks, as well as our smaller wooden blocks.

What To Do With a Box - Students will work together to build a race car, a movie theater, a boat, or anything else they can imagine with a box and some basic craft supplies.


3-5

Build a Campsite - Provided with newspaper and tape, students must collaborate with their families to build a tent that can shelter all of you for a night.

FraidyZoo - Using recycled materials, students will create an animal costume to represent their favorite zoo animal just like the family in FraidyZoo.

Ozobot Stories - Students will retell a favorite story by programming one of our Ozobots to follow the storyline across a piece of 11x14 paper. Students looking for an extra challenge can create a costume for their Ozobot to wear as it retells the story.

If I Built a Car - Students will build a rubber band propeller car to race down the hallway.

A Rainbow of My Own - Children will learn about the science of rainbows and how to create them using a light source and a prism, or a CD.

Riki's Birdhouse - Students will read about a young boy, Riki, who attracts birds to his backyard by building a bird house and putting out bird food. Families will then build their own bird feeders out of recycled bottles.


6-8

Build a Bee Hotel - After learning about different types of bees, students will construct a bee hotel that they can take home and hang outside to provide a place for mason bees to make a home.

Ozobot Stories - Students will retell a favorite story by programming one of our Ozobots to follow the storyline across a piece of 11x14 paper. Students looking for an extra challenge can create a costume for their Ozobot to wear as it retells the story.

If I Built a Car - Students will build a rubber band propeller car to race down the hallway.

Mechanimals- Students will build steampunk style animals using metals, screws, and other objects, just like the farmer in Mechanimals.

STEAM Night Registration