Dream with STREAM
STREAM @ 3L is a STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math) project involving 45 Riverview Elementary students, 18 Thornburg Middle students, and 12 Massaponax High students. Through the project, the older students teach the younger students about STREAM concepts and coach them through a variety of hands-on STREAM simulations.
The project was created as a response to the ongoing need of encouraging students to take an interest in science-related subjects. STREAM activities offer participants a unique opportunity to create excitement and interest in science. The hands-on learning projects included crime scene investigation, analyzing DNA, aquaponics, designing filtration systems, a Lego bridge design contest, and constructing marble racers.
As a result of their innovative approach to learning, the STREAM team was invited to participate in the Regional STEM 16 Summit at the University of Mary Washington last spring hosted by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce’s STEM 16 Committee.