Announcing Fall 2023 S.T.E.M. Workshop Series for Grades K-3 on Saturdays at 10 am from Sept 30 – Oct 28, 2023. The cost of the classes is $25, includes a tee shirt and snack. Billing for registration fee will be via email; please ensure your provided email address is correct and complete on the below application.
During the school year several STEM/STEAM programs may be offered. Each current program is summarized below:
♦ The STEM Initiative team functions as a NSBE, Jr. Chapter (National Society of Black Engineers Junior Chapter). The junior chapter has access to rexources of NSBE such as persons with specific STEM expertise as well as a subscription to the NSBE BRIDGE Quarterly Magazine. STEM activities and field trips are held throughout the year. The activities feature a science, technology, engineering, or math oriented project or field trip. We require participants to arrive on time so that projects can start in a timely manner.
♦ Coding Classes are periodically held in the fall and spring each year for grades K5-3rd. There are 5 sessions that are 2 hours in duration. Children learn to code in using programs such as SCRATCH and TYNKER. Current classes are scheduled for Saturdays from 11 am – 1 pm. The cost of the classes is $25, includes a tee shirt and snack.
♦ Robotics Teams: Four Rivers periodically sponsors First Lego League Robotics Teams (Four Rivers Elementary STEM Team & Four Rivers Middle STEM Team). The teams consist of students in grades 4-8 and are funded by the Department of Defense and Boeing Corporation. Current team meetings are Saturdays are 12-2 pm.
Service fees for these programs are subject to change based on status of awarded grants.