Attention Seventh and Eighth Grade Enrichment
We are now coming to you from remote learning
Please check our Enrichment Google Classroom on Monday, March 30,
for new assignments and fun!
Class Dates: TBA
On March 31: Scholastic Olympics - The seventh-grade students will be participating in Donovan Catholic High School annual competition. An information packet and permission slip will be distributed the week of February 18. Due back by February 24. Due to COVID-19, the competition is canceled.
The present area of study:
Dragsters - Balloon Buggy - February 18, 25 Race off - March 3
- 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.
Congratulations to our Dragster winners:
First Place: Cameron Hall
Second Place: Connor Ormsby
Third Place: Jackie Casale
Fourth Place: Leo Zheng
Aerospace - Straw Rockets - January 21, 28, February 4, 11
- The straw rocket helps teach projectile motion, the center of gravity, initial velocity, and introductory aerodynamics.
Congratulations to our rocket launchers winners:
First Place: Queeni Li
Second Place: Cameron Hall
Third Place: Mark Agban
Fourth Place: Haash Mehta
Fifth Place: Amel Osman / Cameron Fletcher
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.
- Encourage teamwork and creativity as well as develop lateral thinking and planning skills by constructing either the Cyclone Roller Coaster or Amusement Park.