Science Today (Grades 6-8)

These SCIENCE TODAY classes will provide a standards-based lesson which will allow students to develop an understanding of the content and do a hands-on experiment. Consumable supplies will be provided for all students. The cost for an entire class is based upon class size. Cost for each student is $5.

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Schedule:

Monday, January 24, 2022

The Key to It All (S7L1)

In this lesson, students will create their own unique creatures and then make dichotomous keys that will allow their classmates to identify the creatures.  The STEM career of taxonomist will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, January 31, 2022

It’s a Gas (S8P1)

In this lesson, students will produce different chemical reactions and observe the reactions. They will also create a chart to track their observations and develop hypotheses to explain what they observe. The STEM career of chemical engineer will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, February 7, 2022

Earth’s Surface: Erosion and Deposition (S6E5)

In this lesson, students will increase their understanding of erosion and deposition.  Students will use this knowledge to try to mitigate the effects of erosion and deposition. The STEM career of geologist will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, February 14, 2022

The Key to It All (S7L1)

In this lesson, students will create their own unique creatures and then make dichotomous keys that will allow their classmates to identify the creatures.  The STEM career of taxonomist will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, February 21, 2022

It’s a Gas (S8P1)

In this lesson, students will produce different chemical reactions and observe the reactions. They will also create a chart to track their observations and develop hypotheses to explain what they observe. The STEM career of chemical engineer will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, March 14, 2022

Weather Station Component – Barometer (S6E4)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of the relationship between air pressure, weather fronts, and air masses. Students will construct a working barometer to gather real time weather data. The STEM career of pilot will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, March 21, 2022

Birds of a Feather (S7L5)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of how a feature of a species becomes adapted to a particular environment.  The STEM career of zoologist will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, March 28, 2022

Balloon Racers (S8P3)

In this lesson, students will use their knowledge of cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. Students will be challenged to design the fastest balloon racer. The STEM career of mechanical engineer will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, April 4, 2022

Weather Station Component – Barometer (S6E4)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of the relationship between air pressure, weather fronts, and air masses. Students will construct a working barometer to gather real time weather data. The STEM career of pilot will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, April 11, 2022

Birds of a Feather (S7L5)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of how a feature of a species becomes adapted to a particular environment.  The STEM career of zoologist will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621

Monday, April 18, 2022

Balloon Racers (S8P3)

In this lesson, students will use their knowledge of cause and effect relationships between force, mass, and the motion of objects. Students will be challenged to design the fastest balloon racer. The STEM career of mechanical engineer will also be introduced.

Available Times

To register, please contact Jenna Henkel at: jmp8603@kennesaw.edu or 470-578-2621