STEM LAB PHOTOS: MARCH 2016
Physical Science & Mathematics: The children use thermometers to measure the temperature of ice versus water.
Technology: Using a microscope, the children investigate the unique features of a feather.
The little “t” in technology: Binoculars are used to explore the outdoor environment.
Our science laboratory extends to a woodworking/carpentry area: hammer, nails, wood, clamp and safety goggles.
Woodworking/Carpentry area: drill, wood, safety goggles and clamp.
Woodworking/Carpentry area. Hand saw, wood, vice and safety goggles.
The re-beautification of the Arroyo. The children transplanted Blue Fescue, Dymondia, Coyote Brush, Ceanothus, and Santa Barbara Daisies.
The Arroyo in the infant outdoor environment.
From seed to plant: radishes, carrots, and peas.
From seed to plant: broccoli.
Herb garden: rosemary, sage, basil, lemon balm, and lemon thyme.
Transplanting: Succulents were transplanted to create this beautifully designed garden.
Understanding change with living organisms: growth & decay.
Using a Phillips screwdriver, the child unscrews the bottom of a handheld electric fan.
The child puts in the batteries to power the fan. Positive and negative charges are discussed.
The children discuss switches and how to turn on the fan. The fan is powered by electricity from the batteries.
With the latest rainstorms, the children anticipate using the rainwater collected by our school cistern.