Lowell School continues to improve the focus on STEaM Education: Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Math.
Fifth and sixth grade students will be taking an introductory course into STEM concepts. Once a week, there elective will consist of basic concepts within engineering and begin looking at coding to prepare the students for the more advanced Lego MINDSTORMS EV3 robotics.
Seventh and eighth graders will have their choice of a STEaM elective, which will meet three times a week. The students will have their choice to participate in one of the following courses through out the year:
- Bucket Drumming/Street Drumming – The students are learning how to create music using buckets. The students will start the year by learning about different West African drums and styles, followed by Latin America sounds, and will end the year creating their own musical style using buckets. Many percussion topics will be learned as the students travel the drumming world.