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STEAM OUTREACH PROGAMS


(Grades K-8)
Can’t make it to Roberson? Bring Roberson to you! These interactive outreach programs based in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math provide unique learning experiences and allow students to explore different science, history and art topics in a hands-on way. Topics include:

• Steampunk Sculpture Building: Students learn about steampunk art and create their own piece out of scrap woods and metals.

• Historic Object Identification: Students use their deductive reasoning to determine the function of antique objects. They will also take several antique objects and imagine a new use for them.

• Animal Adaptations: Students explore unique attributes of different animals by examining our taxidermy collection as well as hands on activities.

• Phases of Matter: Students explore solids liquids and gases through interactive activities and make their own “slime” to take home.

• Magic of Science: Students will learn demos and experiments that wow, as well as the science that makes them work.

• Fossils: Dig for, and identify common fossils. Students will also learn how fossils are formed, and make their own fossil impression to take home.

For other topics and more information please contact Roberson.

Common Core Learning Standards: English Language Arts
• Comprehension and Collaboration (Speaking and Listening)
• Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas (Speaking and Listening)
• Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

Science and Engineering Practices:
• Ask questions (for science) and defining problems (for engineering)
• Developing and using models
• Planning and carrying out investigations
• Analyzing and interpreting data
• Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
• Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
 
Learning Standards for Social Studies
• History of the US and NY

Learning Standards for the Arts
• Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
• Knowing and Using Art Materials and Resources
• Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art
• Understanding the Cultural Dimensions and Contributions of the Arts

Venue Cost: $6.00 = per student

Class limit:
Minimum: 20 students per class
Maximum 40 students per class
 
Length of Program: 1 hour
 
Site: In-school
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Contact Information
For more information on the Extended Classroom program, please contact:

Kathy Harasta
Phone: (607) 766-3731
Email: kharasta@btboces.org

Nicole Waskie-Laura
Phone: (607 766-3730
Email: nwaskiel@btboces.org
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