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S.T.E.M.

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STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Magnet

Project based learning focusing on environmental and physical science.  Students will have hands-on experiences integrating technology with laboratory experiments.

School-wide Magnet Program

  • Preparing students to become active global citizens through rigorous advanced courses that will prepare students for advanced placement courses in high school. Students have the opportunity to earn credit for 6 high school level courses.
  • Guiding students through the preparation of a college plan and portfolio.
  • Career Exploration opportunities, guest speakers  and field trips to local and state colleges and universities.
  • Technology skills applications to prepare students for the 21st century.
  • Integrated curriculum with real world problem solving applications written in cooperation with professors from Florida Atlantic University.

Science

  • IMACS - (Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science) Virtual Labs
  • Gizmos manipulative software
  • Solar Kits
  • GIS - Geographic Information Systems Lab
  • Vernier Probeware Data collection system
  • Science Fair
  • Science Competitions (SECME, LEGO)
  • High School Biology credit

Technology

  • Smart Classrooms
  • State of the art STEM computer labs
  • Wireless laptops: ratio of 1 laptop for every 2 students
  • Interactive boards, LCD projectors, document cameras and digital cameras for classroom use
  • Innovative research classes focusing on student solutions to real world problems (GLIDES)
  • Student created multimedia presentations using the latest technology: PowerPoint, iPhoto, iMovie, Podcasts, Excel, Garage Band, Edmodo
  • Introduction to writing software code
  • Work towards Microsoft industry certification

Engineering and Mathematics

  • Rigorous applied math courses including GEM (Algebra I and Geometry)
  • Interactive and visual instruction with online manipulative software
    • First in Math
    • GeoGebra
    • Tabula Digita
    • Gizmos
  • Robotics
    • IMACS Virtual Robotics Program
    • First Lego League (FLL)
  • High School Engineering credit
 
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