STEM Design Challenge
  • The Lab Rats

    This year, East Vincent will once again be offering the chance to participate in the STEM Design Challenge to interested sixth grade students. Teams will be provided with guidance by Mrs. Garman or Miss Mitton. 

     
    After school practices: TBD (info to come in late December 2017).  Pickup will be at the gym lobby doors.
     
    Teams will also be expected to meet outside of school and official practice times in order to be ready for the East Vincent STEM Design Challenge tournament, which will be held during the school day on February 15, 2018. 
     
    The judges at the tournament will select one sixth grade team to represent East Vincent Elementary at the Chester County STEM Design Challenge (grades 6 - 8 division) on a March 9, 2018.
     

    Interested students should have the following qualifications:
    ~Dedicated
    ~Creative
    ~Hardworking
    ~Completes assignments on time
    ~Strong public speaking/presentation skills
    ~Able to work well with peers
    ~Accepts and responds well to suggestions for improvement

     

    Each participating student MUST have their parents register the student for the STEM Design Challenge by Wednesday, December 13, 2017.  Registration will close at 11:59 PM.  Register your student here

     

    2017 - 2018 CHALLENGE

    Thermo Fisher Scientific has asked your team for help developing a new product for your home. This product can be anything that you can use in your home and it must be environmentally friendly. Thermo Fisher Scientific is working to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. This product could be (but not limited to) a new way to power your home, a new type of appliance, or a new gadget for home entertainment. Be creative!

     
    PAST CHALLENGES

    Check out the 2015 Pennsylvania State Champions, The Lab Rats, as they demonstrate their project to the judges.  Keep in mind, last year's challenge was completely different from the 2016 Challenge.


     

    Three of the teams from the East Vincent STEM Design Challenge Tournament decided to combine all their projects into one long K'Nex contraption after the season was over.  Check it out!   

     

     
    TEAMS: Join our Google Classroom to get access to extra resources.  You'll need your ojrsd.net account information and this class code: k2p6d9t

     

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