• Resources for Families:
     
     
     

    At Home Enrichment Resources:

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    • Do you like the Continental Math League? Here are some more problems to try! 

    • The Museum of Math is offering a new program, "Mindbenders for the Quarantined", sign up and each Sunday MoMath will send you a challenging math puzzle. On Tuesday they'll send you a subtle hint, on Thursday a serious push and on Saturday, the solution. And the next day they'll send a new puzzle. 

     

    • Virtual Field Trip #3 Smithsonian Museum of Natural History

    LOOK. Take time to look at an object. ...

    DESCRIBE. Talk about what you see. ...

    THINK. Interpret and assign meaning to the object. ...

    CONNECT. Relate what you see to your own life, or to other images you have seen.

     

    Mensa for Kids reading lists: Find higher level reading material here

     

    Mensa for Kids’ Bright! is the smartest quarterly newsletter for kids ages 6-10! Every issue is full of fun games, puzzles, activities, and factoids specially selected to encourage children to learn, explore, and think outside the box. Click here for subscription info.

     

    Virtual Field Trip #1 Join Lauren Tarshis, I Survived author, on a virtual tour of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. 

     

    Virtual Field Trip #2 Metropolitan Museum of Art 

    LOOK. Take time to look at the work of art. ...

    DESCRIBE. Talk about what you see in the work of art. ...

    THINK. Interpret and assign meaning to the work of art. ...

    CONNECT. Relate what you see to your own life, or to other works of art or images you have seen.

     

    Learn about Lily Havesh, a domino designer who uses math and problem-solving strategies to build with dominoes. Plan and build your own at home! Will you build a wall? A Field? A Line? Watch her video and be creative. Send pictures/videos to Mrs. Caravela!

     

    One-Hour Creativity Challenge: Use scissors, glue, tape, and newspaper to make something creative in one hour! 

     
     
    Enrichment Program Curriculum includes the following projects:
     
    3rd Grade Curriculum:
    Units of study include the following: 
    • Philosophy for Children
    • Math in Children's Literature
    • National Geography Challenge
    •STEM: Engineering Adventures
     
    4th Grade Curriculum:
    Units of study include the following:
    • Hands-on Equations Algebra Program
    • Philosophy for Children Level II 
    • Junior Great Books Level II
    •STEM: Engineering Adventures
     
    5th Grade Curriculum:
    Units of study include the following:
    • Philosophy for Children Level III
    • STEM: Engineering Challenges
    • Hands on Equations Algebra Program Level II
    • Restaurant Entrepreneur Project: An Economic and Business Restaurant Industry Simulation for Gifted and Talented Students