Engineering Adventures - Towers and Ramps

Rives Barksdale
Rising K – Rising 2nd Graders
July 22 – 26 • 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Bring a healthy snack and filled water bottle from home each day.
Students will explore the design and construction of towers and ramps through individual and collaborative use of skills of the scientific method: observing, communicating, comparing, organizing and relating. Students will have time to explore and construct using a variety of materials to achieve specific goals through creative expressions and problem-solving.
Rives Barksdale has been teaching for 26 years. She has spent much of that time working with students in Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten classrooms. She understands the importance of developing fine motors skills in the early years. She believes that strong fine motor skills will strengthen a child’s academic performance. Rives is a Junior Kindergarten teacher at Collegiate and has been here since the program’s inception in 2015.
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