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, October 11, 2021

Across the Universe (S6E1)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about how the views of the universe evolved. Students will conduct a scavenger hunt through a planetarium as well as observe current astronomical conditions. The STEM career of astronomer will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, October 18, 2021

How Can I Help? (S7L4)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about human activity affects ecosystems. Students will evaluate the choices being made at their school to reduce their Carbon Footprint. The STEM career of NEED will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, October 25, 2021

Potential to Kinetic Energy: Catapult (S8P2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding about their understanding of the transformation of energy within a system.  Students will use this knowledge to design and construct a catapult to launch a projectile.  The STEM career of physicist will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, November 8, 2021

Moon Phase Wheel (S6E2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon. Students will create a model representing the phases of the moon. The STEM career of astronaut will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, November 15, 2021

Build a Brain (S7L2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of how the nervous system interacts with the rest of the body.  Students will create a labeled model of the human brain.  The STEM career of neurologist will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, November 22, 2021

Sail Away (S8P1)

In this lesson, students will create and use a model to describe the structure and properties of matter.  Students will design a sailboat a test different mast materials.  The STEM career of NEED will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, November 29, 2021

Moon Phase Wheel (S6E2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of the relative positions of the sun, Earth, and moon. Students will create a model representing the phases of the moon. The STEM career of astronaut will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, December 13, 2021

Build a Brain (S7L2)

In this lesson, students will develop their understanding of how the nervous system interacts with the rest of the body.  Students will create a labeled model of the human brain.  The STEM career of neurologist will also be introduced.

Available Times

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

Monday, December 20, 2021

Sail Away (S8P1)

In this lesson, students will create and use a model to describe the structure and properties of matter.  Students will design a sailboat a test different mast materials.  The STEM career of NEED will also be introduced.

Available Times

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