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Category Archives: (STEM)in with Steph!

Stephanie’s STEM Blog for all her going on’s in K-12 STEM programming!
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Oct 21-22 ~ Oak Grove Elementary 3rd Grade PBL

Birds and Bird Feeders! 3rd grade at Oak Grove is studying animals that use Spring Creek during the winter months. Since kids spend so much time indoors during the winter, what better way to observe the birds than by building bird feeders for outside their classroom windows! Students wanted to learn what diets birds best […]

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Sept 16-17 ~ EUREKA KIDS CAMP in Grand Junction

Cooking Up Nutrition! This last week I was invited to help conduct a nutrition camp at the newly constructed CSU Orchard Mesa Research Center in Grand Junction. In partnership with Amanda McQuade at Community Alliance for Education and Hunger Relief and CSU Extension Family and Consumer Science Agent Ann Duncan, we hosted 25 3rd-6th graders […]

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Sept 6th ~ Oak Grove Elementary 5th Grade PBL

Streamflow and RUBBER DUCKIES?!?!?! I’m thrilled to be able to work with Oak Grove Elementary this year on their Problem Based Learning (PBL’s) projects. In partnership with Dr. Barbara Shaw, CSU Extension Western Regional STEM Specialist, we are working with 5th grade students to determine the baseline water quality of Spring Creek, which runs behind […]

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