Our STEM Program - American Montessori Campus

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The training of the teacher who is to help life is something far more than the learning of ideas. It includes the training of character; it is preparation of the spirit.
– Maria Montessori

Our Weekly Enrichment Class

STEM is a curriculum based on the idea of educating students in four specific disciplines- science, technology, engineering and mathematics- in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Rather than teach the four disciplines as separate and discreet subjects, STEM integrates them into a cohesive learning paradigm based on real-world applications. 

Weekly class April 2, 2014

Gravity. An empty glass placed on a plate with attached strings does not fall of the plate when swung in a circle. Centrifugal force keeps it from falling off.

Chemical reaction. Sodium hydroxide is a clear liquid but changes color to pink when it is mixed with a another clear chemical.  

Chemical Volcano. A colorful volcano is formed when two chemicals are mixed.