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SPOTLIGHT: Mini Scientists Investigate Chemical and Physical Reactions

Each week, Summer Scholars Teacher and MFS Preschool Teacher Stephanie Morris explores different scientific and engineering principles with her four and five-year-old Mini Scholars. As they discover new knowledge about the physical, chemical, and biological sciences, Mini Scholars are always encouraged to discuss predictions and share any curious observations with the larger group to practice
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Senior Scholars – Week 2

Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Applications – Griffin Kidd The summer scholars who participated in the Engineering, Robotics and Computer applications program have been very busy this week, working on new projects every day. They have built and programmed battlebots designed to respond to each other and to stay in an arena without falling off. Scholars
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Junior Scholars – Week 2

Hamster Haven – Kristen Jesperson If you had to design a community specifically for hamsters, what would it entail? In this summer program, students used design-thinking concepts to create a city that would be fitted to fulfill a hamster’s needs. To start off the class, students observed two live hamsters and conducted their own research
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Mini Scholars – Week 2

Passport Around The World – Kenya Barber View photos from this class here. Science, Robotics, and Engineering – Stephanie Morris This week we focused on wind, water, and reactions! We delved more into force and motion as we watched a car move across the floor powered by the air in a balloon. We practiced using
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Junior Scholars – Week 1

A Bug’s Life – Laura Dugan View photos from this class here. Cookienomics – Bekka Schultz In CookiEnomics, Summer Scholars worked together to develop their own cookie companies. Early in the week, they researched their product by studying what makes a “good” cookie and taste-testing different ingredients. They split into groups and each company was
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Mini Scholars – Week 1

Passport Around The World – Kenya Barber View photos from this class here. Science, Robotics, and Engineering – Stephanie Morris This week we learned about simple machines and how they help us make difficult tasks easier! We made catapults, built see-saws, and explored with ramps. We learned that robots are very smart but they need
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