Here at Columbine we had more than 110 students participate in our summer STEM program! Students entering 1st through 5th grades focused their summer on exploring the features of underground habitats, the movement and interactions of light, and the components and structure of our solar system.
Rocky Mountain Elementary has the honor and pleasure to welcome back Wyatt Champion to lead Teams this year. CU Teams is a grant funded program through CU in which doctoral students in their engineering program work with elementary, middle and high school students on STEM projects. This past week, all students in our 4th and 5th grades were collaborating to build adobe bricks. They learned about the history and practicality of adobe bricks. They then decided to test different compositions of bricks. Students tested out different variables to see which brick was the strongest.
During the Olympics this past February, students participated in the STEM Olympiad at Rocky Mountain Elementary during their specials time. Events were started by national anthems written and performed by students while wearing sashes and waving flags created in art class.