What a great way to learn about Newton’s third law of motion, momentum, and pressure then through a explosive project on bottle rockets! By placing the right ratio of baking soda and vinegar inside a plastic bottle and then corking it and watching the chemical reaction take place was amazing fun!
Accelerated Placement Act — Read on http://www.iagcgifted.org/IL-Acceleration-Act What does this mean for your child? How will we ensure that gifted children’s needs are met under this new Act? Please leave your comments!
Who doesn’t love this delicious way to see in action the changes in matter from a liquid to a solid in under ten minutes?!? Topped with sprinkles and hot fudge, YUMMY!
Our Star Wars theme was a great chance for the kiddos to work as a team – collaborate and communicate!
We began our week with a scavenger hunt outside. Then the kids made their own scavenger hunts, leading into day two! First they picked a theme, next they brainstormed possible answers to go with the theme, and finally they made puzzles, riddles, codes, mazes, word scrambles and so much more! Each kiddo had 4-7 items […]
The sprout Kids worked with several household ingredients to learn about density, non-Newtonian fluids, and chemical reactions to make lava bottles, oobleck, and super bouncy balls! Then they were set loose to come up with their own slimey creations!
Fun start to our second week of sprout summer camp in Lincoln Square! We learned about Morse code and hieroglyphs. Then each camper made their own secret code. The older group made a scavenger hunt around the building while the younger group finished their codes. Then they went on the scavenger hunt!
It has been a super fast day week with our “Summer @ Sprout” group! We ended the week with printmaking (and which inspired other painting) and finally with a student request: Egg Drop Challenge!
It has been a wonderful couple of days at Sprout Camp on the St. Matthias Campus. We are loving all the seasoned Sprouters and all of our new Sprout kiddos that have joined us for this week! Yesterday, we began our day in teams of two with an indoor (so yucky and wet outside) scavenger […]