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Winter 2020: S204C17 - Young Scientists & Engineers 4


This course is designed for students in grades 3-4 that completed Young Scientists and Engineers 4 in Fall 2017. The 10-week long session introduces environmental science and robotics. The topics for each lesson are approximately one to two grade levels ahead of the science taught in school. Classes are structured as a half an hour of lecture and one and a half hours of lab. The lab for each class always involves hands-on experimentation or building activities.

Here is the class outline:

1. Light Energy (Introduction to Environmental Science)

2. Water Chemistry

3. Soil Chemistry

4. Global Warming & Climate Change

5. Biome Research Projects and Presentations

6. Introduction to Thymio

7. Colors & Sensors

8. States & Timers

9. Drawing with Thymio

10. Thymio Projects and Presentations

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