Alpine Elementary Hosts Robotics Tournament

On Saturday, January 24th, Alpine Elementary will host a Vex IQ Robotics Tournament. This year's challenge for tournaments, put forth by VEX robotics, is called HighRise. In the Teamwork Challenge, students are tasked with scoring points on the playing field through their alliance with another team. Each match is 60 seconds long. In addition to the Teamwork Challenge, teams can also participate in the Robot Skills Challenge, where individual robots take to the field to score as many points as possible under driver control.

Fall River Teachers Create and Teach STEM Units

Computer Science Education Week at Fall River

The Fall River community will be participating in Computer Science Education Week December 8th-12th.  Students will be participating in computer coding activities in computer lab and their classes as part of "Hour of Code"- an international promotional event to introduce students to computer science.   This inititiave is designed to give every student the opportunity to explore computer programing.  Students watch an introductory inspirational video about the importance of computer programming.

2014 Innovation Academy Video - Elementary

What a great two weeks of designing, creativity and prototyping. Here is the video of the Innovation Academy 2014 – Elementary. Thanks to everyone for their continued support of this amazing experience for the students of St. Vrain Valley School District.

Day 09 - Smarter Food (Elementary)

Hard to believe it’s been 9 days already! Our time together flew by and I learned a lot from these students.

Day 09 - Water (Elementary)

We have reached the end of our two week stint at Innovation Academy. We had an amazing time, learned a ton, and collaborated everyday.

Day 09 - Smarter Buildings (Elementary)

Today was our last day of working in our classroom.

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Day 09 - Smarter Buildings (Elementary)

Today we made posters for exhibition to show every step of the design process in order:  empathy, define, ideate, and prototype.

Day 09 - Smarter Transportation (Elementary)

We are now at the end of Innovation Academy!

2014 Innovation Academy - Day 09 (Elementary)

As your student inventors continue their journey, they are constantly taking in group feedback and redesigning their prototypes to create the ultimate version. With only two days of work left before the big showcase Friday night, the students are more focused than ever.