The Science department conducted the ‘STEM Explosion Sustainability Challenge’ on June 22nd an exciting challenge for Grades 6 to 8.
Science content targeted in the projects was diverse from aquaponics farms to prosthetic arm which included.
- motion and aerodynamics
- energy transfer and renewable energy
- global systems and their interactions
- abiotic factors and biotic interactions with plants · body systems and interconnectedness
- ethics and human impacts on ecosystems.
The working and non-working models from recyclable waste showcased innovative ideas like water pumped boats and electric bridges. Students thoroughly enjoyed the group activity. There was strong evidence of learning in students with oral presentations and scientific evidence to support their claims.