STEM and Gingerbread

On December 5, Mrs. Cunnane’s and Ms. Hollenbach’s STEM class presented and showcased their final gingerbread structures to the Rotary Club of Jenkintown. Members were in awe of the students and eager to learn their process. It all started with a “5-senses” exploration of the gingerbread recipe ingredients. Next, students experimented using honey versus sugar,…

STEM Class, Rube Goldberg Projects

STEM Class and their success with Rube Goldberg projects Students in Mrs. Cunnane’s STEM class built and modeled Rube Goldberg like projects.  Of course the key was to see them be successful. Students worked on these projects for weeks, re-building, revising, improvising and re-creating their designs. Team effort, a growth mindset and persistence paid off…