Students celebrated successfully completing over 100 hours of high quality, hands-on minds-on STEM at the end of year showcase. Students participated in this year long STEM program as part of the Baltimore Curriculum Project Govans Elementary After-School program funded by 21st Century Community Learning Centers.
At Govans 3rd – 5th grade shared how they designed and improved their race cars made from recycled materials. Aaron went the extra mile to improve his at home with the support of his dad.
In the photos below Govan’s students designed bubble wands with volunteer Oliver Dininno (Towson High School.) A few lucky students had their designs selected to be 3-D printed.
Governs students coding through WeDo 2.0 teaches students how to think. Programming teaches fundamental problem solving skills like breaking things down into small tasks, keeping things simple and modular, and learning from your mistakes. The skills kids learn from programming can be applied to many areas of their lives.