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Summer STEM Camp

Seattle MESA Summer STEM Camp Curriculum/Schedule

Day Lesson Notes/Links
1 Introduction: Names and School
Virtual Ice Breaker "Virtual Games" file
Virtual Escape Room https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSctP2ja6iHmBHjBpcWjETafHrLTLssMACiuj1isw2nZoPW4zg/viewform?fbzx=-4335642647344698008
Goals of STEM Camp
Video: What is Environmental Science https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kB0JA7jsqMw
Discussion on video
2 Problems in Environmental Science
Activity: Journey to the Earth's Core Use materials in STEM Kit
Share & Present
Lesson: Intro to Deforestation
Lesson: Intro to Desertification
Activity: Mini Water Cycle Use materials in STEM Kit
Discussion: How to solve these problems? Do we see any of these problems in our communities?
3 Solutions in Environmental Science
Review Problems
Lessson: Intro to Biodiversity
Activity: How Much Water is there? Use materials in STEM Kit
Lesson: Clean Water
Video: Smart Cities https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKWuj1OlDPo
Discussion: What makes a smart city? What are the cons/pros of a smart city? Do we live in a smart city?
4 Intro to Arduino
Video: Intro to Electrical Engineering https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOzbcXMJ8K4
Video: Intro to Arduino https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waOk9VtkCqw
Activity: Smart Cities Lesson 1 Use materials in STEM Kit
Video: Intro to Circuits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R3hdaLpq2AA
Activity: Smart Cities Lesson 2 Use materials in STEM Kit
Share & Present
5 Merging Environmental Science & Electical Engineering to Create Smart Cities
Review Intro to Arduino
Video: Intro to Ohm Law https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78-ZQCCMVGE
Lesson: Disposal of Wastes
Video: Intro to Resistors https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lR726JPCXI
Share & Present: Waste Disposal Game
6 Smart Cities 101
Virtual Ice Breaker "Virtual Games"
Activity: Smart Cities Lesson 3
Activity: Smart Cities Lesson 4
Share & Present: Any of the two activies
7 Smart Cities 201
Activity: Smart Cities Lesson 5
Activity: Biodivesity Arduino Coding Game
Activity: Desertification Arduino Game
Share & Present: Any of the three activities
9 Brainstorming Your Own Smart City
Activity: Clean Water Arduino Game
Activity: Deforestation Arduino Game
Share & Present
Brainstorm Your Own Smart City
Share & Present: Ideas of Your Own Smart City
10 Build your own Smart City
11 Conclusion
What's next?