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Saturday STEM Safari

posted Apr 15, 2015, 6:47 PM by Natalie Beach   [ updated Apr 15, 2015, 6:48 PM ]

SATURDAY STEM SAFARI

PROBLEM SOLVING PRACTICE

COME DEVELOP YOUR PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS WITH HANDS-ON, PLAYFUL CHALLENGES!

WHEN

SATURDAY, APRIL 18TH, 9AM-12PM

WHERE

155 WEST 7TH STREET

COOKEVILLE, TN

PROBLEM SOLVING CAN BE FUN!

Young children will identify and practice strategies as they solve fun challenges at ten stations. Problem solving strategies include:


Guess and Check

Look for Patterns

Use Manipulatives

Draw Out the Problem

Write a Number Sentence

Use Logical Thinking

Organize the Information

Work Backwards

Wish for an Easier Problem

Visualize the Outcome


As children visit each station they will receive a "tool" to add to their "toolbox" of problem solving strategies.

What are Saturday STEM Safaris?

WHAT ARE SATURDAY STEM SAFARIS?

Young learners (preK - 3rd grade) and their families (older siblings are welcome) will experience a variety of engaging, interactive learning activities inspired by science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.


STEM Safari Saturdays are designed for children in PreK-3rd grades. These family events are open to the public.


STEM Safaris last from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, but it is neither a requirement to arrive at 9:00 nor stay the entire time. Typical time needed to participate in all activity stations is 2 to 2.5 hours

ADMISSION IS FREE! REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED. FOLLOW THE LINK TO REGISTER.

WHAT IS S.T.E.M.?

STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math education. We focus on these areas together not only because the skills and knowledge in each discipline are essential, but also because these fields are deeply intertwined in the real world.

HAVE QUESTIONS?

Contact Dr. Jane Baker at jbaker@tntech.edu or the STEM Center at 931-372-6573.

IS YOUR SON OR DAUGHTER A BOY OR GIRL SCOUT?

Register your Boy or Girl Scout to receive a fun patch for attending the STEM Safari. Cost is $1 per scout at the door. Follow this registration link:


https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1bOvYNEdNT7D4QExkNXiGUHzhYxTwkgY2FPftoMwZyUs/viewform?usp=send_form



For more information, visit: https://www.smore.com/m24qy-saturday-stem-safari?ref=email-content#w-1630072812

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Natalie Beach,
Apr 15, 2015, 6:47 PM