Norco Elementary’s camp for young inventors teaches science-literacy, teamwork, and creativity
Through a grant from Shell Chemical, totaling $11,375, the camp was offered to students interested in becoming inventors.The students followed the Explore program in which participants invented a method of futuristic travel in Wild Blue Y’Under, one of activities.
Students also learned engineering principals to build communications command centers in the Tape Me To Your Leader activity, and investigate a make-believe crime scene in Solve It: The Missing Inventor’s Log.
In the I Can Invent/Take Apart™ class students took apart discarded household appliances and created new inventions, while learning about the patenting process.
They also participated in AMAZing Games™ in which they used their higher order thinking skills to develop effective strategies to solve problems while building teamwork.
Children were challenged with hands-on activities that foster creativity, teamwork, science literacy and inventive-thinking skills when they participate in the Camp Invention program, created by the National Inventors Hall of Fame Foundation with support from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
The top priority of the Camp Invention program is to provide quality enrichment activities for children entering third through sixth grades. An inquiry-based program offered to your local school district, participants’ understanding of science, math, history and the arts is enhanced as they participate daily in five activity-oriented thematic modules.
Subscribe Today and Save!!!
St. Charles Herald-Guide is an award-winning newspaper that covers all aspects of St. Charles Parish - from schools and parish government news to social events, features on our local residents and sports.
Order your subscription today!
One of TV’s biggest shows, “American Horror Story,” recently wrapped up a two-week...
The chairwoman of the St. Charles Parish Housing Authority said that no one’s job...
Former Hahnville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Arthur Tregre has returned home...
Montz residents Pamela and Chris Valentine had only been married for four years...
Former Hahnville High School quarterback Easton Melancon is now a gold medal winner....
East Bank residents in the communities of Destrehan and New Sarpy will see a...
Grand Ridge Golf Club’s eighteen holes wind through the Willowdale subdivision. Become a member or just come play a round of golf, check out our merchandise in the pro shop, and have some lunch and a beverage at the 19th Hole!
Krewe of Zeus withdraws permit to parade in Ormond - 639 views
The Krewe of Zeus has withdrawn a permit application that would have allowed the organization to parade through Ormond Subdivision in Destrehan.