Prairie STEM Created and Delivered Virtual STEAM Kits for Howard Kennedy Elementary School in Omaha Public Schools
Three hundred fifty virtual STEM lesson kits were delivered to Howard Kennedy Elementary School on 9/16/2020, to enrich their students’ STEM education. Each kit contained materials for 16 different Science and/or Math activities, all aligned to state and national standards. Thanks so much to JuSTEMagine high school students from Brownell Talbot College Preparatory School, who […]
Everyone was on the edge of their seats on Friday, August 7, 2020, when five teams of local high school students competed for the top three places and cash prizes in Prairie STEM’s High School Fortnite Esports Tournament. Games went into overtime they were so close. These students used and developed many soft skills during […]
It was a very exciting evening when four teams of local middle school students competed for the top three places and cash prizes in Prairie STEM’s Middle School Fortnite Esports Tournament on Thursday, August 6th, 2020. These students used and developed many soft skills during this event, such as leadership, teamwork, communication, strategizing, work ethic, […]
Three to Five-year old children had an exciting week, July 20th – 24th, 2020 during their School of Socery Camp. They expanded their math and science skills in a very exciting way! See the pictures below to see some of the activities.
On July 10, 2020, Prairie Stem held their first Esports summer competition for high school. Six teams were competing in Rocket League for first, second, and third place cash prizes. They all did an awesome job! See the pictures below, that were captured during the event. The students competed in groups of three. One team […]
On July 9, 2020, Prairie Stem held their first Esports summer competition for middle school. Six students were divided into two teams to play Rocket League for first and second place cash prizes. They all did an awesome job! Blue Team won first place and Orange Team won second. See the pictures below, that were […]
Papillion / LaVista Middle School High Ability Learners Visit Clarkson College to Learn About Healthcare Careers
On March 10th, 2020, the Prairie STEM staff took 40+ High Ability Learners of the Papillion/LaVista middle schools to visit Clarkson College to learn about health care careers. The Clarkson staff taught us how to take x-rays, EKGs, dissect a lamb’s heart, and give injections. Our students were able to diagnose symptoms from a robotic […]
Office of U.S. Congressman Don Bacon’s Project Coordinator, Makenzie Cartwright spent a large portion of the day on 2/21/2020, teaching the HAL (High Ability Learners) students at Papillion / LaVista Middle Schools all about the U.S. Congress, Senate, committees, bill selection and election process. The students were separated into two groups, initially, and one group […]
On 2-17 and 2-18-2020, two groups of Gretna Middle School students, one group each day, spent their day at the DoSpace to learn at drones. The students began their day with instruction time learning about difference types of drones, how people are using drones in the workplace today, current FAA laws, possible drone careers, and […]
During the 2020/2021 school year, Saint Cecilia Catholic School students learned about drones, STEMBots, iPads, and Virtual Reality while learning Math, writing, geography skills.