For students entering 2nd & 3rd grades. Students may take one, two or three classes.
8:00 a.m. Class 1201 – Olympic Fun! (Lori Cottingham)
The 2020 Olympic Games are almost upon us! On your mark, get set, and go!! In this exciting class we will learn all about the history of the Olympic Games and even participate in some of our own WOW Olympic events. We will look at the skills it takes to become a top-notch athlete, and use our mathematical skills to become knowledgeable about how these amazing athletes train to be the best in the world.
8:00 a.m. Class 1202 – Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego today? (Christy Gardner)
Travel the world on adventures looking for the elusive Carmen Sandiego. We will take a mystery adventure to London, Tokyo, Brazil, Dubai, and Sydney. In each country we will learn about the culture, highlights of what makes each country special, taste their food, and discover what special treasure Carmen would like to recover/steal. Follow the clues to see where Carmen turns up next.
10:15 a.m. Class 1203 – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Laura Doggett)
You’ve Got a Golden Ticket! Who’s ready to discover the fun of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? We’ll explore the fascinating characters and silly personalities from this timeless classic. We’ll use our imaginative skills to invent new yummy candies and take a crack at some candy science experiments. We’ll even create a new wing for the Willy Wonka Chocolate Factory.
10:15 a.m. Class 1204 – Coding with Ozobots (Christy Gardner)
We will work with Ozobots Bit & Evo all week, create mazes, problem solve using task cards, have Ozobot races, and design outfits for their bots. That is just the beginning. We will tell stories with our bots, work on mapping skills, preplanning movements, and how to fix mistakes. If students have their own Ozobot, they may bring it, but not necessary. Ozobots will be provided.
1:30 p.m. Class 1205 – Exploration+Discovery=Science (Anni Reinking)
Every day will be a new discovery as we experiment with all things science. We will engage in the scientific method starting with observations about the world around us. We’ll test our predictions with hands-on activities and science experiments as we explore topics in chemistry, biology and physics. With a few supplies and some ingenuity we’ll all be mad scientists for a week!
1:30 p.m. Class 1206 – WOW for President! (Debrell Miggins)
What if you were in charge of our country? This week we will divide into the three branches of government and practice the process of making new laws. Do you like all the rules we have to follow? Wouldn’t it be awesome if you could make all the rules in our country? Now is your chance to make changes. If you think you would be a great future judge, legislator, or even President, this class is for you!