S.T.E.A.M. Integration

  • STEAM Days for 2019 - 2020

    This year, all our grade levels will be working towards the essential question "How do we conserve at Sierra Verde?"  Each grade level will dedicate at least 1 day per month for work towards a STEAM based project.  As a campus we will work towards finding ways to conserve resources, energy, and how we can reduce our overall environmental footprint on campus.  

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    Why STEAM? 

    "In the 21st century, scientific and technological innovations have become increasingly important as we face the benefits and challenges of both globalization and knowledge-based economy.  To succeed in this new information-based and highly technological society, students need to develop their capabilities in STEM to levels much beyond what was considered acceptable in the past."  - National Science Foundation

     

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    Sierra Verde STEAM Academy students use the Engineering Design Process and work collaboratively in an inquiry-based learning environment that encourages finding creative solutions to real world problems.  Our partnership with families and the community provides a supportive environment with high academic standards dedicated to maximizing critical thinking, innovation, productive struggle and collaboration to drive learnng and problem solving.

     

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