Social Studies

3rd Grade: Solving Geography-Based Problems

3rd Graders at Columbine recently completed a STEM Unit focused on geography.

Biggest Design Challenge Ever!

Community is big at Rocky Mountain elementary.

Students Partner with Longmont History Museum

3rd graders at Indian Peaks kicked off their Longmont History unit in a big way!

CU Teams

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.

Third Grade Design Challenge: Trimester 2

In third grade, students were learning about how the earth’s materials can be broken down or combined.  Students learned about ro

Second Grade Design Challenge-Trimester 1

Students were presented with the challenge to design a ship that would be able to carry a predetermined cargo weight.  During a unit of