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Richland County School District One Summer SOAR 2017 Camp – Open to ALL students in state and out!
June 5 @ 9:00 am - June 8 @ 1:30 pm
Audience: 3rd – 8th graders
Using the mBot, Sphero, and LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots, participants will focus on physical computing by bringing robotics projects to life using computer programming. The hands-on activities and challenges serve multi-purpose: introduce and reinforce STEAM concepts and their many applications and fundamentals learned in the classroom and building 21st Century Skills through:
- Project Base Learning
- Problem solving
- Cognitive, Language, Social and emotional development
- Critical thinking
Participants will work individually and in a group setting to create a final project that will be presented during the field excursion at IT-oLogy, June 9th, 2017. Elementary students will use the mBot with Arduino and Scratch programs. The middle school students will use the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robots with the LEGO MINDSTORMS education program or the Sphero robots. The activities and challenges delivered throughout the camp will teach technology in a fun and engaging way which aligns with K-12 Computer Science Framework, content standards in ELA, Mathematics and Science, ITEEA standards in Technology Literacy, ISTE National Education Technology Standards, and overall preparation for South Carolina K-8 Computer Science requirement beginning school year 2018- 2019 .
See the Host Schools and the schools they are hosting for the appropriate ticket to purchase below:
Hyatt Park Elementary – Host school for Arden, Forest Heights, Greenview, Hyatt Park and JP Thomas Elementary Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Bradley Elementary – Host school for Satchel Ford, Brennan, and Brockman Elementary Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am
S. Kilbourne Elementary – Host school for Burnside, Caughman Road, Meadowfield, Mill Creek, and S. Kilbourne Elementary Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Watkins-Nance Elementary – Host school for Burton Pack, Carver-Lyon, Watkins-Nance, AC Moore and Rosewood Elementary Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Hopkins Elementary – Host school for Gadsden, Hopkins, Webber, and Horrell Hill Elementary Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Sandel Elementary – Host school for Logan, Pine Grove, HB Rhame, Sandel, and EE Taylor Elementary Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
WA Perry Middle – Host school for Alcorn, WA Perry, and Sanders Middle Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Crayton Middle – Host school for Crayton and Hand Middle Time: 9:00 am-10:00 am
Gibbes Middle – Host school for Gibbes and St. Andrews Middle Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Southeast Middle – Host school for Hopkins and Southeast Middle Time: 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
Behavior Policy: Each student is to participate and be respectful in class. There will be no texting, accessing personal email, or accessing non-class websites during class sessions. Participants may use cell phones, iPods, iPads, etc. during designated break times. We reserve the right to dismiss any student in response to inappropriate or unsafe behavior. There will be no refund for unused camp time if this occurs.