Monday, February 6, 2017

Technology-STEM Discovery for Fall 2017




Technology-STEM Discovery for Grade 7

Students discover 12 fields of science and explore the correlation between the data of the sciences and the data of the Bible. Students research topics related to the natural world and discover volcanism, the tides, space, geologic rifting, gemstones of the Bible, and time devices used throughout history.

The elective involves online research, how to assess the reliability of information, and how to cite sources. Students learn about digital citizenship, and social media etiquette and security.

Projects include digital drawings, blog design, Google Slide and Power Point presentations, and detailing the life and accomplishments of Christians in STEM using Google Docs or Word Documents.

Students receive individualized attention and have plenty of time to complete projects. The class works on Google Chrome Books.


Technology-STEM Discovery for Grade 8

Students discover 12 fields of science and explore the correlation between the data of the sciences and the data of the Bible. Students select topics from an approved list and prepare videos, or Google Slide presentations, or write articles on the topics that interest them.

Students receive individualized attention, and have between 6-8 weeks to complete major projects involving mineral and hydrologic technologies, architecture, medicine, linguistics and genetics.

Projects include SketchUp 3D modeling, digital storytelling, self-discovery profile using Google Slides, and detailing the life and accomplishments of Christians in STEM using Google Docs or Word Documents. Some students publish their articles on Christians in STEM at the class website.



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