Stem Festival Engages Holy Cross Students

Student STEM Projects will Highlight Bible Stories
Posted on 01/26/2020
A STEM Festival will be held at Holy Cross-St. Michael School Thursday, Jan. 30 at 5:30 to 7 p.m. to engage preschool thru second grade students in fun STEM projects involving science, technology engineering and math.

Activities will highlight stories from the Bible using STEM concepts. Working together with their parents, students will use recycled material to create and meet STEM challenges through hands-on learning and problem solving.  

Each child will participate in STEM challenge sessions based on three of these Bible story images: 

- Zacchaeus: making a tree to hold a Zacchaeus figure
- Baby Moses: students will make a basket that will float in water.
- Dream Coat: students will make a make a coat using newspaper
- Good Samaritan: students use coding to move a BOT along a path.
- Prodigal Son: students will create a maze from a box flat
- Tower of Babel: students will create a tower with toothpicks and gumdrops
- David and Goliath: students will create a slingshot to hit a target with a marshmallow "stone"
- David's Harp: students will create a harp with rubber bands, cardboard box and other materials.

The event is being held as part of Catholic Schools Week.
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