Community Science Workshops


April 2017 – Chicken Feet

Earlier in the year, our elementary school CSW classes learned about the structure of human hands by building working models showing bones, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. In April, our middle- and high-school classes explored this topic by dissecting actual chicken feet.   In addition to learning basic dissection techniques and […]


September 2016 – WORMS!!!!

In our after-school program we are studying ecology and the world around us.  When we spent the afternoon outside on our “Creepy Crawly Critter Scavenger Hunt” we discovered that there are many interesting and exciting insects all around us, even in the fields behind the school. After that we created worm boxes — […]


March 2016 – Engineering Process

In many of our activities we encourage students to create and construct projects (primarily using recycled materials, of course!) that demonstrate the science they are learning.   As part of this we reinforce the Engineering Process: Design & Identify needed materials Construction Testing Modifications/Improvements Communication of results