Grades 4 and 5

For students entering 4th and 5th grade; Students may take one, two or three classes.

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Mythology

Class 1401 (Kara Girsch)

Everyone knows about Percy Jackson and the Greek and Roman pantheon of gods and goddesses, but what about the rest of the world? There are thousands of myths and legends out there to discover. Each day, we will explore a new culture. We will travel from the islands of the Pacific to cold expanses of Scandinavia then onto Central and South America, Ireland and Great Britain and North America. On our weeklong journey, we’ll take a dive into the myths and legends of each culture along with the cultures themselves. So, bring your passports and pack your bags to go around the world in only five days!

10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. All About that Art!

Class 1402 (Christy Gardner)

Art is all about the individual. Throughout history, art has evolved and changed from cave paintings to 3D printing. Sometimes art it is 2d, flat, like a painting or picture, but it can be 3D like a sculpture. Music is another form of art using instruments or your voice. Art can be healing or a way to express yourself. This week we will be creating various pieces bring your creative mind and get ready to create original works of art!

1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Coding with Legos: Quirky Creations!

Class 1403 (Becky Gall)

Throughout our week together, students will learn to code with Legos using Spike Essential Lego Education. Students will use self-guided tutorials as needed to help them feel comfortable using LEGO Education Spike essential. They will be given coding block tutorials for basic coding concepts and as they feel more comfortable, they will be able to begin developing their engineering design skills as they investigate problems, brainstorm solutions, and build, test, and refine their prototypes. By the end of the week, students will be able to refine their problem- solving skills as they create a solution to a problem that has constraints, and improve on others' ideas. So, come along with us as we investigate, design, build, and code using hands-on, playful learning!.