• WELCOME TO SEVENTH and EIGHTH GRADE ENRICHMENT 

     

    Seventh and Eighth Grade Enrichment meets every Tuesday

    2:30-3:30 in Room 103 

     

    Class Dates:  January 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25 

     

    The present area of study:

    Aerospace - Straw Rockets 

     - The straw rocket helps teach projectile motion, the center of gravity, initial velocity, and introductory aerodynamics.

     

    Upcoming Units

    Aerospace - Hot Air Balloon

     - Introduce students to the principles of lighter-than-air flight as well as to the concepts of temperature, density, and buoyancy.

     

    Dragsters - Balloon Buggy 

     - Demonstrate Newton's third law of motion by constructing a balloon-powered vehicle.  The challenge is to build the buggy that will travel the farthest distance.  

    Lego's

     - Encourage teamwork and creativity as well as develop lateral thinking and planning skills by constructing either the Cyclone Roller Coaster or Amusement Park.