Students are asked to design or choose a project based on their interests. Projects are aligned to Common Core, and Next Generation Science Standards. Here are just a few.
2017 Junior High Chess Tournament
Student Organized Chess Tournament for 7th and 8th graders. Stay tuned to see results!
2016 Lego League Projects:
Traveling Insect Zoo
Partnering with Last Hope Animal Rescue
3D Design and Printing Projects
Egg Drop Contest
Students were asked to sketch and engineer a container to keep a raw egg safe if dropped from a high place. They brought in materials from home, built, and tested their design.
Library Audio Book Project
Students are creating audio books for Mechanicsville Library by recording themselves reading. The audio books will be available to check out with the books.
This student has been taking flying lessons and will soon be a pilot! He has also been building a remote controlled plane in class.
Students use Lego NXT technology to compete in FIRST Lego Competitions!
Students learn about electronics by taking them apart and seeing what they find.