Scrap wood derby

Scrap wood derby

In the continued learning about simple machines, the second-grade classes tackled the design challenge to design a wood car that could travel the furthest in a downhill race. This was an extension of out recycled car race we completed earlier in the semester. This...
Trashland

Trashland

One of the activities that elementary student perform around the building is doing community service with trash pickup. This gives students an ownership of the school as well as wanting their school to be a clean place that the community can be proud of. This group of...
School Pride

School Pride

Crown Pointe was recently gifted a set of put in cups from a parent volunteer. Today the students were tasked with making what was designed for a 6-foot fence fit onto a 5-foot fence. We did have to use some math and scaling problem solving to get a result that was...
It’s Electric!

It’s Electric!

3rd Graders this year have been involved in learning all they can about electricity. We have built circuits, tested voltage, learned to use a multimeter, made switches, and learned all about the dangers of electricity. We recently had the chance to learn all about...
Mechanical Hands

Mechanical Hands

Recently, 7th graders were tasked with building a mechanical hand. Students completed research into how they could build a mechanical out of recycled goods and other materials that were readily available in the EXPO room. The goal was for students to design a hand...