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During the 2014-2015 school year we sponsored two after school S.T.E.A.M. programs: Gardening Club and Technology Club.

The Gardening Club provides students with hands on activities that beautify the Earth and use our natural resources in a positive manner.  They also spearheaded school wide community events such as the RBA Clean Up Day and Earth Day parade.

The Technology Club provides students with hands on activities using various technology devices such as desktop computers, digital cameras and iPads.  Students created Power Point presentations, school posters, Rube Goldberg contraption videos and iMovie trailers.

 

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Celebrating Earth Awareness Month!

The RBA Garden Club kicked off Earth Awareness month by asking all students to write a pledge of ways they would commit to helping the planet such as using less water, cutting off lights, picking up litter, and...

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21st CCLC STEAM Project

Once again, our 21st CCLC students were charged with working together to assemble bikes.  Students learned the names and functions of a variety of tools and how to use them to assemble pieces, change...

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The RBA Garden Club Sponsors Clean Up Day!

Students in the Garden Club made posters and invitations encouraging students, parents, and members of the community to help beautify our campus.  Everyone worked together to plant flowers, pull weeds, and even clean up...

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Technology Club Explores Rube Goldberg Scientific Contraptions

Members of the S.T.E.A.M. Technology Club were introduced to the concept of Rube Goldberg contraptions through an iPad app called Rube Works.  Students used critical thinking and problem solving skills to create a complicated...

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The RBA Garden Club leads the school in an Earth Day parade!

  The Garden Club led the school wide parade to celebrate Earth Day.  Chilly weather did stop the students from marching around the school displaying signs and shouting chants about the importance of taking care...

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S.T.E.A.M. Technology Club Explores Video Sites and Movie Making Apps

Members of the Technology Club explored two movie making programs.  Students used the Animoto website to create personal All About Me videos.  Next they explored the iMovie app on the iPads and worked in pairs to...

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Technology Club Learns Basic Coding Skills

The S.T.E.A.M. Technology Club students participated in an online program where they learned the basic steps of game coding.  Students created simple gaming activities using an Angry Bird simulation program and learned the format and...

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S.T.E.A.M. Technology Club Creates a Power Point Show for Black History Program

Students researched prominent African American leaders, past or present, and created individual Power Point slides for a school wide presentation during our annual Black History Program.  Students collaborated on the format of the show; learned...

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Technology Club Creates “Be a Champion” Wall Wordle

Inspired by the word cloud website, wordle.net, Mrs. Singleton and members of the technology club created the “Be a Champion” wall wordle.  Each member contributed words that they felt represented a champion and chose...

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