Friday, May 25, 2018

PAPER STOMP ROCKETS AT EDGECOMB EDDY, BRUNSWICK AND MT. ARARAT


We were very fortunate that the rain quit in time for our launches. All were successful and some went well over 100 feet in the air.


Thursday, January 25, 2018

YARMOUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL MOUSETRAP CARS




Two young girl "engineers" built mousetrap cars that went eighty-four feet. A young boy's car went seventy-four feet. All twelve students enjoyed exploring Newton's Laws of Motion through building the cars. They also found out how important good engineering is as some did not do very well.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

BRUNSWICK JUNIOR HIGH MAKES MOTORS

Demonstrating electromagnetism the students learned how a motor works and made their own mini DC motors.


Thursday, October 06, 2016

BRUNSWICK JUNIOR HIGH MAKES CAMERA OBSCURAS


    


Mrs. Lamdin's room was abuzz with students making and trying out their camera obscuras as part of a hands-on lesson on light and the electromagnetic spectrum. MSSV volunteer Dr. Judith Kelly with the aid of Dr. James Parmantier conducted the lesson using our module. 

Friday, August 19, 2016

INFORMATION ABOUT CONTACTING MSSV

For information about setting up after school clubs or volunteering contact:

"John O. Ruid" johnoandjeanne@gmail.com

Ellen Bennett ellenb@earlham.edu

Winnie Chan chanjaw@gmail.com

"Kelly, Judith" judith.kelly@uconn.edu



Maine School Science Volunteers (MSSV) recruits volunteers from the available pool of scientific professionals in the areas where they want to work and after a period of working with an experienced volunteer, places them in one of the science based programs sponsored by MSSV.



                                                            Contact Info:

Anyone wishing to participate as a volunteer, to request the services of a volunteer, or to provide needed financial support is invited to contact MSSV.

Winnie Chan   CHANJAW@comcast.net  phone: (207) 833-6184 or:


Ellen Bennett (Volunteer Recruiting)  ellenb@earlham.edu  phone: (207) 721-9575

For Units use link http://maineschoolsciencevolunteers.blogspot.com/p/units.html

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Programming for Science and Math for Kids and Classes

Simple graphic programing for kids:
http://scratch.mit.edu/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MAp8YE1La4

Various forms of LOGO Programing for kids and classes:
http://el.media.mit.edu/Logo-foundation/index.html

Simulations and system programing for science classes:
http://www.ibparticipation.org/pdf/Klopfer_STEM_Summit_Jan_2008.pdf

Activities

Heat will be topic Thursday at Yarmouth.
Mt Ararat projects were discussed with students.
Crystal radios were started in Bath.
Meeting with teachers was held at Brunswick.
Information on websites was sent to participants.

Two More Sites of Importance



These are sites for teachers, volunteers and organizations.