Over 200 students attended the five STEM camps offered to the community by Ware Academy this summer. STEM activities are based on the disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
In the Paper Planes to Drones camp, students had the opportunity to design paper airplanes for a competition and to code programs to fly drones. The activities required both collaboration and ingenuity.
In The Hunger Games camp, students rotated in groups to design and make bows and arrows, parachutes, bucket towers and catapults. They also participated in a scavenger hunt.
In a Musical STEM Camp, children were asked to design a simple or complex machine that would make noise. Volunteers helped the students build the actual instrument by drilling holes, cutting wood and using power tools. Students received awards for their inventions that were voted on by all participants. In a Health STEM Camp, children were introduced to the care and reasoning skills needed during a simulated nat...
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