2016-2017 Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Recipients
Team Leader: Jimi Emery Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The goals of the Josiah Bartlett team is to have their first and second graders come together in the JBES Village Activity Centers where they can learn through tactile, hands-on projects that will provide them skills to become successful lifelong learners. The focus of these Village Activity Centers will be on STEM based activities as well as literacy and writing.
To learn more about the project proposal please read the Josiah Bartlett Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Application.
JBES Getting Started
Learn about the training that the JBES team has been doing and the awesome
marquee signs that the elementary school students made for open house.
Read more on their blog: JBES Village Activities Center
BeeBots and the Community
JBES students are learning to program their robots to visit places in the Bartlett community. Check out the JBES blog for October to see where the robots have visited.
Team Leader: KarolBeth Glover Email: email@example.com
The goal of the Interlakes team is to develop Mobile Makerspace carts that are designed around the principles of the Maker Movement and Engineering Design Process. The team envisions supplying the carts with Lego robotics, Vernier probes, physical computing resources and raw materials.
To learn more about the project proposal please read the Interlakes Chris Nelson Memorial Grant Application
Laker Makers Explore Energy
The Laker~Makers have started this year with some exciting projects. The 8th graders are exploring energy transformations and with the knowledge they have gained so far will design their own solar panel cars. Read more on their blog: Laker~Makers
Making Music with Makey-Makey
The Interlakes 7th graders are making instruments for a Hip-Hop Scratch musical instrument challenge. See what was created in the October Blog.