Monthly Archives: May 2016

Team WedgeTech Goes to Washington

By | May 26th, 2016|Events|

Living Science STEM students take 2nd place in high school division of the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurial Expo in D.C. Everett Apple and Claire Crose, sophomore Engineering Essentials students at Living Science, took their WedgeTech invention to the National Invention Convention and Entrepreneurship Expo (NICEE) in Washington, D.C., last week and returned with a [...]

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Homeschoolers and Dual Enrollment

By | May 20th, 2016|Christian Home School Program|

Georgia’s dual enrollment program allows high school students, beginning in ninth grade, to take college classes to fulfill both high school and college requirements.  The program, called Move on When Ready (MOWR) is available to all Georgia high school students.  The majority of Georgia’s state institutions and many private colleges are participating.  The State pays [...]

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Fun for the Whole Family: STEM Trebuchet Competition

By | May 6th, 2016|Events|

Trebuchet: n. a medieval military engine for hurling heavy missiles. (Merriam-Webster) What does a medieval weapon have to do with teaching physics in the third millennium? At Living Science, quite a bit. A Living Science STEM tradition, the annual trebuchet contest features our high school physics students, each of whom designs and builds a working [...]

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Hands-On STEM: RUBE Goldberg Convention and Contraptions

By | May 6th, 2016|Events|

One of the best things about Living Science is the hands-on opportunities. This past Saturday, April 30, Living Science held its annual Rube Goldberg Convention. On Friday afternoon, 18 ninth grade students carefully assembled the contraptions that many of them had worked on all year.  They anxiously waited their turns as the judges, Mrs. D [...]

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