Each summer, 30 middle school students gather in room 206 at Sacred Heart Cathedral for our annual STEM camp. Easily one of my favorite weeks of the year, this week, in the spirit of my last blog post, I am designing the camp on the fly. I have a #ridonkylous number of ideas written down and am trying to sense the interests of this unique group of kids, and tailoring it as I go. Click here to see our website, very much in development. Click here to see blogs that campers are using to chronicle their experience.
To kick off the week, I shared my previous blog post with campers, and had them play around with emailing videos to their blog. To practice, groups made quick "how to" videos, to learn the process of using their Blogger email, but also as a "STEMish" ice breaker if you will. Below are a few hilarious ones from today. Working with younger students, as much as I love my 11th and 12th graders, such an incredible experience: