Holland Elementary School

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    Welcome to the Little Leaves STEM webpage!  Check back here weekly for updates, photos, changes in schedule, and other information regarding our STEM program.

    Little Leaves begins on Thursday, January 5, 2017.  Our program meets in the Holland Elementary gymnasium, and begins at 8:25AM.

    Please drop your child(ren) off at Holland between 8:15AM and 8:25AM.  

    For your child's safety, and to ensure our staff is there to greet your child,

    please do not drop your child off earlier than 8:15AM

     

    Little Leaves UPDATE January 9, 2017

    Today in Little Leaves we introduced the Engineering Design Process.  Our students were presented with a problem, and worked in groups to collaborate on a solution!  The problem was to build a bridge that a small car could cross over under its own power.  Our students rose to the challenge, and each group constructed a unique bridge, and learned a bit about engineer thinking in the process!

    What I Did Today in Little Leaves

     

     

    Holland Elementary Science Fair

    Wednesday, February 22 
     
    It is time for students to begin preparing for the upcoming Science Fair at Holland Elementary!  Our annual Science Fair is a showcase for discovery, learning, and all the neat ways you can explore the principles and methods of the world of Science!  Astronomy, Physics, Geology, Biology, Chemistry.....you can choose any area of science that interests you and find a fun experiment to share with others!  There are many places on the internet to help you find the right experiment for you - and these sites also help you with planning, materials, setting up your poster display, and how to demonstrate your project for others!
     
    For a start try SCIENCE BUDDIES for great ideas and a list of projects!  And if you need help, ask your classroom teacher! 
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