In partnership with the California Native Plant Society, Steam 360 will include science, technology, engineering, art, and math through exploration and building projects using a variety of materials. This 360 course will give students support starting with conception through design to finished product using their imaginations.
Students will learn the exciting art and technology of robotics, from mechanical design to programming, and strengthen their knowledge of algebra. Students will build important teamwork and problem-solving skills as well. This class is available for all levels of experience.
The ancient game of chess develops skills in spatial relationships, awareness of consequences, and planning ahead. Beginners learn the basics of the game that can lead to a lifetime of study. Students who already possess a working knowledge of the game can take intermediate chess, while more experienced players can continue to hone their skills in advanced chess.
Ever wonder how you will manage your personal finances and excel in the professional world? In this course, students become entrepreneurs and start their own business. Students will review and apply mathematical operations with whole numbers, decimals, fractions, ratios, and percent as they work their way into becoming successful summer leaders!
Students drill, saw, and hammer as they design and build their own projects from wood. They’ll learn to safely use shop tools, understand differences between various kinds of lumber, and practice techniques for measuring, sanding, and staining. Students who’ve already attended Beginning Woodworking can enroll in the intermediate class.
Students will engage in subjects such as English Language Arts, Science, Arts, Movement, and Social Emotional Learning, while developing their overall computer skills.Students will practice typing, use safe internet research techniques, and learn positive habits and tips to make the most out of their time on the computer.
Ever wonder what it takes to grow your own food? Students will test soil, identify bugs, learn to grow new plants, practice healthy nutritional habits, and much more.Come investigate horticultural practices in this hands-on workshop and receive your Jr. Garden Master certificate.