STEM EXPO

The Norwalk Public Schools will begin our transition to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). As we support this transition, we will be holding our Rowayton STEM Expo during the week of April 24, 2017- April 28th, 2017.  This will replace our traditional Science Fair that we have held in past years.

STEM stands for: 
Science;
Technology;
Engineering; &
Math

In addition, there will be the first annual Norwalk STEM Expo on May 13, 2017. As we embark on our journey to implement this district-wide STEM initiative, please click here for more details.  I have also included a link depicting the Engineering and Design process.  Teachers will be rolling out their class STEM projects in the coming weeks.  Please contact them or me with any questions.

Sara E. Reilly
Principal, Rowayton Elementary

HELPFUL LINKS
The next 2 links have video's that briefly explain who an engineer is, the types of engineers, and the process they use to solve problems:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owHF9iLyxic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxJWin195kUhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE-z_TJyziI

The link below is a teacher/parent guide (inclusive of video's) that is full of information and additional activities:
http://pbskids.org/designsquad/parentseducators/workshop/welcome.html

The link below is an additional video from NASA on Engineering:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wE-z_TJyziI

The link below has some engineering games:
http://pbskids.org/games/engineering/

An article that compares the Scientific Method and the Engineering and Design Process:
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/engineering-design-process/engineering-design-compare-scientific-method.shtml

Worksheet with guiding questions in Design Process:
http://apps.gcsc.k12.in.us/blogs/bgreene/files/2012/05/the-Design-Process-for-engineering-project-2012.pdf

https://vimeo.com/86124101

UPCOMING EVENTS