3rd Grade Program Choices
Art Adventure Time!
In this hands-on studio class, students will explore various art making processes and learn about the masters that used them. Fun with painting, printmaking, collage and sculpture -- including CLAY! Sharpen creative problem solving skills ad exercise your creative thinking all while having a great Adventure along the way! Materials fee of $10.00.
Code, Make, and Create NEW!
Are you or do you want to become a maker who creates and codes? Do you like to tinker, design, build and create with your hands? Learn how you can use crazy materials to design, code, make, and create new inventions and projects. Combine coding using Scratch, art, science, and engineering to create your own projects that come to life using the innovation kit, Makey Makey, circuits, LED lights, and more! This class will bring out the coder and maker in you! Materials fee of $10.00.
Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? - NEW!
The world's most notorious jewel thief is on the loose - spanning the globe and stealing the world's most valuable treasures! Do you have the super-sleuth skills to catch her once and for all? In this class, students will become the international police and put to use their geographical, cultural, and historical knowledge to catch the thief before she strikes again!
The clock is ticking! you only have an hour before your time expires! Learners will have the opportunity to experience several breakout missions. We will rely on each other's strengths, creativity, and collaboration to successfully breakout! After experience breakout missions, learners will have the opportunity to create their own mission! Through the creative process, they will experience technology, graphic design, word puzzles and games, creative writing, coding, and much more! Finally, we will put our missions to the test! Are you ready to breakout!
Savvy Scientists & Eccentric Engineers! NEW!
Come join the fun of using the scientific process to learn about exciting science concepts and answer puzzling science questions! Some questions we will answer in our investigations are: What properties make up slime and oobleck? How could you engineer a better escape plan for Rapunzel? How can we effect the speed and distance a matchbox car can go with a balloon? Learn through hands-on investigation about science and engineering concepts that you will want to share with friends and family! Materials fee of $10.00.
Spend your time mining and crafting all in the comfort of a classroom with Minecraft! Learn the real-life history of the famous computer and video game Minecraft. Discover how to combine materials to make new items and replicate well-known structures to scale! Find out the truth behind the virtual materials and how accurate Minecraft really is! Whether you already love playing Minecraft or are just beginning your experience, this class will enrich your journey!
Third Grade Theater Presents…
If you've ever imagined being inside of one of your favorite stories, the stage is calling you! Add your own flair to favorite fairy tales and other traditional stories. Join Third Grade Theater to read, write, plan, and perform Reader’s Theater plays! Get ready to "break a leg"!
Science Solvers! NEW!
School might be out for summer, but that doesn't mean science fun needs to stop! Let's show off our curiosity and do some science experiments! Explore diffusion with watercolor sun prints! Discover chemical reactions making bursting bags! We will have opportunities that will inspire our minds to be curious and make us ask, "I wonder. . ., Why did. . ., and Can you believe? Come and get curious!