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STEM on the Go! Summer Camp Is Just Around The Corner
STEM on the Go! Summer Camp Is Just Around The Corner
Nicole Anderson
Thursday, June 02, 2022

Stem on the Go! summer camps are just a few weeks away. Register today by following this link and clicking here!

STEM on the Go! is a Columbus Public Schools trailer that will go to sites where students will have the opportunity to do different STEM activities.  CPS elementary and middle school teachers have created lessons and curriculum to use in STEM on the Go!

STEM SUMMER ENRICHMENT CAMPS JUNE 20-23, 2022 AND ROBOTICS CAMP JUNE 13-15, 2022

Early Engineers
June 23, 2022
Grades 1 & 2
 (9:00am - 11:30am) $10 per student @ Columbus Middle School

Click Here to Register Online
Students will unlock their creativity to tackle age appropriate engineering challenges that will spark curiosity and help develop cognitive, social and motor skills.
**Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

Engineering Adventures 
June 20-23, 2022

Third Grade  (8:00 am - 11:30 am)  $25 per student  @ Columbus Middle School
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Music To My Ears - Students are introduced to acoustical engineering as they design and improve acoustic devices that amplify music from a speaker in several locations.  

Sky’s the Limit** - Dive into aeronautical engineering by designing models of flying technologies that help NASA collect aerial photographs.

Hop To It - An invasive species of toad has invaded Australia!  Students will engineer a humane trap to catch the toad (no real toads involved).
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

 

Fourth Grade (8:00 am - 11:30 am)  $25 per student @ Columbus Middle School
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Lift Off! - Help NASA explore faraway worlds by engineering prototype rockets and rovers to explore planets and moons in our solar system.

Light Up the Night Sky -  Experiment with circuits and sculpting materials and design a light display that replicates the Northern Lights.

Bubble Bonanza - Explore how bubbles behave and investigate the properties of different materials to engineer the ultimate bubble wands!
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

 

Fifth Grade (8:00 am - 11:30 am)  $25 per student @ Columbus Middle School
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Recycled Racers - Explore the properties of a race car to design the ultimate racers made entirely of recycled materials.

To the Rescue - Severe flooding has cut people off from important supplies. Engineer “aid drop packages” that can be dropped from an aircraft, protect what’s inside, and are easy to find once they reach the ground.

In Good Hands - Learn about space hazards and help engineer part of a spacesuit for a new NASA mission! 
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

 

Sixth Grade (8:00 am- 11:30 am)  $25 per student @ Columbus Middle School
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Testing the Waters - Life on Earth requires access to clean water, and as populations grow, the demand for water increases. Become a water resource engineer to design creative ways to reuse water. 

Food For Thought - Ever wonder how ice cream gets to be so creamy and delicious? Find out for yourself as you engineer a process for making ice cream.

World’s Apart- How do scientists and engineers gather information from places in the solar system that are difficult to reach? Use the Engineering Design Process to design remote sensing devices that can help scientists learn about a newly discovered moon.
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

 

Tinker Academy (7th-9th Grade)

Harnessing The Wind (8:00am-11:30am, June 20th) $10 per student @Columbus Middle School
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Working in teams, students will design, construct and test small scale wind turbines to generate maximum power.
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

Web Design (12:30 pm-3:30 pm, June 20th) $10 per student @Columbus Middle School
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Students will tap into their creative powers to try their hand at web design.
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program prior to camp.

VROOM! (8:00 am-2:00pm, June 21st) $20 per student @Columbus Middle School
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Students will utilize the engineering design process as they use their creativity to design and test a variety of vehicles such as a maglev and a wind powered car.  *Lunch is provided.

Coding Challenge (12:00pm - 4:00pm, June 22nd) $10 per student @Columbus Middle School
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Creativity, problem solving skills, and logic will be needed to solve these coding based challenges.
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program prior to camp.

Light It Up CAD (8:00am-11:30am, June 22 & 23) $20 per student @Columbus Middle School
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Students will learn computer aided drafting techniques to design, 3D print, and wire a battery powered functional lamp.
*Lunch will be available for pick up from the summer lunch program following camp.

Robotics - June 13th-15th @Columbus High School

Fifth & Sixth Grade (8:00 am- 11:30 am) $25 per student 
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Seventh - Ninth Grade (8:00 am- 11:30 am) $25 per student
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STEM Showcase - June 23rd
Located at Columbus Middle School
11:30-1pm
Students participating in the CPS STEM Enrichment Programs will showcase their creations for public viewing.  STEM based community partners will also host interactive booths to demonstrate to students and the public how STEM relates to their business or industry.  STEM On the Go will have hands-on STEM activities for people of all ages!