Financial Literacy through Board Games--Mr. Spencer Smith and Mr. Colin Douglas
This program aims to teach the essentials of financial literacy through board games while also considering whacky ideas about the future of economics through critical discussions. In between rounds of ferocious financial competition, we will consider the broader implications of how our saving, spending, and investing shapes our communities.
Mystery in Paris (Mystère à Paris)-- Ms. Andréanne Annis and Ms. Karen Curella
Learn French as you solve a mystery in and under the streets of Paris! You are a secret agent working for the United States government. Your mission is to solve the case of a mysterious disappearance. Having never studied French, you must learn the language to solve the mystery! Accept the mission, search with the secret map, discover Paris and its food, crack the case, and submit your mission report. This class is designed for beginners.
Domo Arigato, Mr. Roboto--Ms. Jamie Ringgenberg
Are you anxious about the day when robots will take over the world? If you take this class, you’ll have no fear because you will learn to control the robots yourself! This class teaches the basics of programming for LEGO Mindstorms. Be prepared to work as part of a team: during the morning, you’ll learn how to make your robot move, detect colors, measure distances, and respond to touches. In the afternoon, you’ll apply this knowledge to help your robot navigate through an obstacle course.
What a Tangled Web We Weave: Web Page Programming--Mr. Jon Shipley
Veterinarian for a Day--Dr. Emily Murphey, DVM and Ms. Kathryn Perkins
Join a practicing veterinarian (aided by a FWCD Biology teacher) as she walks you through the science and practice of veterinary medicine. This course will involve hands-on activity with live animals, including a large (but docile) dog, so pet and dander allergies cannot be accommodated.
Engineering and Physics Too!--Mr. Stephen Dickey
How long can you keep a marble rolling in a given volume of space while traveling through various obstacles? While designing, constructing, and testing your own marble-drop structures, you will learn about the concepts of potential and kinetic energy. This open-ended project has nearly unlimited possible solutions