Thursday, May 4, 2017

Get Kahoot Synonyms & Antonymns

4th Grade students in Ms. Garcia's Class using Kahoot at to learn about synonyms and antonyms. Great way to engage the students!

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Virtual Author Visit

2nd Grade students participate in the Megan McDonald virtual author event.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ozobots - Mini Robots

Students had an opportunity to work with ozobots during Makers Monday in the Library as well as in rotations in Grade 5 classes with Ms. Buckles and in Ms. Carlson's 2nd Grade class as well.  Ozobots are little robots that use code to turn, spin, speed up and do other tricks. Miss Hintz's favorite trick is "The Tornado".  Ask your students about them.

Friday, April 21, 2017

STEAMFest & Art Show 2017

STEAM Fest and ART SHOW at Gattis on April 20th, 2017

Many of our students and families participated in our second annual STEAM Festival! Students choose from the STEAM topics to demonstrate interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math by integrating these subjects to produce a project. In addition we had an ARTOME Art show where all students had one piece of artwork on display and available for sale mounted and framed. Check out some of the highlights of the evening below. Many can be found on twitter with #GattisSTEAM17

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

STEAM Defined by Grade 1

Miss Drews' Class created an Advertisement to explain STEAM Fest!

Thursday, April 13, 2017

2nd Grade STEM Activity

Second Grade classes had a morning of doing STEM activities on Early Release day in April. They read a story about a lonely boy who wanted to make a playground for a roly poly and then found a rock in the shape of a sphere to play with his paper plate maze. Classes also used a multimedia presentation tool to give ideas and then students created their own Marble Maze.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

3rd Grade MakerSpace Morning

3rd Grade taken over by MakerSpace activities! 6 classrooms all took part, with 3 different activities to choose from. Thanks Mrs. Lucas and Mrs. Nilson for the fun and engaging activities. Problem solving and team work are always great ways to learn!

Build a platform from paper. Which geometric shape provides the best support for bearing weight?
Design a bucket tower from straws. How can you design and build a load bearing tower that includes a suspended container?
Bubble Magic & Wand creating. After experimenting with bubbles, design and use materials to make a bubble wand that creates the best bubbles.