STEM Quest is a hands-on and exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) integrated course designed to involve students in strategies, critical-thinking skills, and problem-solving to enhance their performance in academic and nonacademic endeavors and explore new facets for innovation. Students will explore a variety of high-interest topics including an introduction to computer programming, 3-D printing, and engineering. Students also acquire skills and strategies for developing leadership, effective communication, and teamwork along with STEM exploration. Material covered is different for each of the two years, and does not need to be taken in sequence. Students may take this class in both 7th and 8th grades. Weekly use of Circle’s eLearning Campus (online classroom component) will be required. This course serves as an elective academic middle school course. This course meets once a week.
10 Jan 2017