3rd Grade Program Choices
Art Adventure Time! - NEW!
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.
Learn to Code!
Kids today are constantly using technology, but how many are learning to build it? Learn the basics of computer programming, nurture your creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare for any future career. By the end of the class you will create programs to solve problems and develop interactive games or stories to share. You will learn with a mix of online and "unplugged" activities that use no computer at all. Great coders are today's rock stars!
Motion Picture Magic - NEW!
Imagine being able to fly, shoot lasers from your fingertips, hold the Statue of Liberty in your hand, report from the International Space Station or deliver the weather from inside a volcano. In this class, we will use green screen and stop motion animation equipment to do ideas like these and so much more! Join us and experience the "magic" of film through these two future ready technology tools!
Mission: BreakoutEDU - NEW!
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!
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 makes a ball "bounce"? How do we measure the wind's speed? Why do bubbles pop? Learn through hands-on investigation about science concepts 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"!
Back Yard Science Lab!
Come join us as we explore what is in our own backyard! From birds to worms, bugs to flowers and everything in between. Who lives in the dirt? Let's dig in! What grows in the soil? Let's plant and find out. We will wonder, marvel, collect, sculpt and create! Come explore the world outside!!!