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Bishop Ireton STEM Day

All 5th through 7th graders are invited to Bishop Ireton's STEM Day! Join us for a morning of science, technology, engineering, and math activities, such as:

  • Maze Runner
  • Breaking Bridges
  • Fabulous Fabricators
  • Apps with Snap!
  • Marvelous Memes
  • Playing with the Pi

When: Saturday, June 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Where: Bishop Ireton High School (201 Cambridge Rd., Alexandria, VA 22314)
Who: All current 5th - 7th graders
Cost: FREE!

Space is limited to 40 students. Deadline to register is May 24. Questions? Email admissions@bishopireton.org.



Activities Overview

 
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Room 304
Maze Runner
Maze Runner con't
N/A
Room 301
N/A
Breaking Bridges
Breaking Bridges con't
Rom 301
Fabulous Fabricators
Fabulous Fabricators
Fabulous Fabricators
Room 203
Apps with Snap!
Apps with Snap!
Apps with Snap!
Room 104
Playing with the Pi
Playing with the Pi
Playing with the Pi
Room 209
Marvelous Memes
Marvelous Memes
Marvelous Memes
 
 
Apps with Snap!
  • Using the Snapa programming language developed at UC Berkeley, students will make a mobile game app for iOS or Android by putting a shortcut to the project's URL on the device's desktop. 
 
Marvelous Memes
  • Create a meme with photoshop. Learn to cut out pictures, add text, and other special effects.
Playing with the Pi
  • Use motions sensors, LEDs, cameras, buzzers, and buttons with the Raspberry Pi while learning basic Python
 
Mazerunner
  • Use Vex robotics and robot C to build and program an autonomous robot. Strive to be the fastest through the maze.
 
Breaking Bridges
  • Use popsicle sticks to build a bridge. Then we will perform destructive testing using a Vernier structural tester to find the bridge that held the most weight.
Fabulous Fabricators
  • Make a popsicle stick flashlight
  • Make your own commemorative T-shirt
  • Cup-stacking contest
  • Typing contest


201 Cambridge Road
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 751-7606
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