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Guitar

Students partner to reform & engrave old guitar

Posted on: April 24, 2020
Tags: River high school, Stem

Back when we were still physically in school, two students in Mr. Moore’s engineering class partnered up to reform an older guitar and engrave it. Cooper VanCamp developed the project to use the new equipment in the lab to kickstart this

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curriculum

Switzerland chosen to participate in Mathematical Modeling & Reasoning pilot program

Posted on: April 17, 2020
Tags: Stem

The Switzerland of Ohio Local School District (SOLSD) has been approved for the Mathematical Modeling and Reasoning pilot program through the Ohio Department of Education. The goal of this program is to provide students a curriculum

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3d Masks

3D printers used to make masks for local healthcare workers & first responders

Posted on: April 10, 2020
Tags: River elementary, Stem

This has been an adjustment for all of us: online schooling, limited social interactions, and many people not being able to work. A great emotional outlet is letting your mind be creative! Journal, paint, sew, cook, make crafts with your kids around the

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Escape Rooms Being Used to Learn Science

Posted on: March 13, 2020
Tags: Woodsfield elementary, Stem

It wasn’t that long ago that escape rooms began to take the country by storm; people can’t seem to get enough of the activity! Escape rooms are games in which a group of players work together to discover clues, solve puzzles, and accomplish tasks

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STEM

Skyvue Students Experiment With STEM

Posted on: March 6, 2020
Tags: Skyvue, Stem

Imagine: second graders are coding computer games; third graders are building simple and compound machines (and explaining what that means!); fourth graders are building M-Bots, machines that they control via a computer or mobile device; fifth graders are

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