The annual Middle School Science & Engineering Expo was a huge success once again, thanks to the hard work and positive attitudes of so many students, parents, teachers, and staff. This year’s theme of The Human Machine inspired a range of hands-on explorations, from Masa and Cameron’s tennis and baseball clinic, to Heidi and Ella’s eye dissection, to robotic prosthetic hands built by the Intro to Engineering class.
Harry, Ruby, Isabela, and James show off their robotic hands
Elementary students get in on the action!
Masa shows Mr. Sunukjian how it’s done!
Mr. Alker worked hard with every 8th Grade student over a period of several weeks to hone their demonstrations to perfection. With such a rich inspiration as the human body itself, students were well able to explore athletics, biology, physics, and engineering.
Never too young to begin! Providence class of 2033?
Mr. Alker explains the human lung to a captive audience
Maya walks her family through the inner workings of the human digestive system
Zach, Isaiah, and Sam with their lung test apparatus
Mr. Meadth also brought some high school engineering students to show off their recently completed gliders. High school 3D printers were running hot all the while, courtesy of Todd and Alena, producing Providence keychains for our guests.
Mr. Hurt, high school science teacher, measures his heart rate alongside Ava
Heidi and Ella showing the inner workings of a cow’s eyeball, much to the delight of visiting parents
Todd and Alena busily keeping those printers running on behalf of the high school Engineering Academy
With sweet treats provided by parent volunteers (thank you!) and Mrs. Luy welcoming guests at the gate, there were plenty of smiles all around. Good things are happening at Providence! For more information about middle school science, please contact Mr. Alker. For more information on our engineering programs, please contact Mr. Meadth. Don’t forget to check out the other articles on this blog, and subscribe for automatic updates.
Ella helps two elementary students fill out their scavenger hunt
Abby and Liza calculated the energy delivered in tasty snacks