STEAM Designation Partnership with Ojus Elementary School
(STEAM) School Designation program’s primary goal is to promote STEAM and STEM education and integration among its disciplines.
The STEAM and STEM school designation criteria includes: STEM competitions, professional development, partnerships, equity and accountability. In addition, the STEAM and STEM School Designation will strengthen science, mathematics, visual and performing arts, accelerated and Career and Technical offerings.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools aspires to engage and prepare all our students in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) to ensure our community has the next generation of inventors, explorers, innovators, artists and leaders
Schools that meet the designations will be promoted to the community to ensure all stakeholders are aware of the great choices M-DCPS offers in the areas of STEAM and STEM education. Three distinct recognition levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold) will be offered to schools to encourage on-going growth and performance in the area of STEAM and STEM
Conduct up to 4 sessions or workshop with 4th and 5th grade students. Some include, engineering rapid bridge building, Virtual Realty scanning Founding made possible through Karen Fryd, the Director of the South Florida Youth Foundation.
9am-Arrive/ Welcome (Collect waivers) Liane & Jacqui
9:15am-10am: Tour (Liane)
10am– 10:45am Classroom workshop (4 Examples of 3D Prints) Lighthouse/Hotel/music project violin/ refractometer
(Classroom 475, Patricia will explain designs and innovation behind them Q & A)
10:45am-12:15 am: David Garber Rapid bridge building (show 3D print of Bridge) penny paper project worksheet
12:15pm: Q and A
12:15pm-1:00pm Pizza Lunch
1:00pm Bus arrives