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4-H STEM Club Conducts Final Parachute Drops at Project Showcase PDF Print E-mail

29 STEM Club students with their family and friends gathered on the Lincoln Elementary lawn for the STEM Club Project Showcase on October 17. This club met three times afterschool in October to learn more about aerospace engineering while going through Engineer Design Process testing canopy size, material, shape.

Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together with a sponsorship from Bazooka Farmstar and Premier 1 Supplies to offer this 4-H STEM Club to any 3rd-5th grade student who wants to experiment more with science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

 

The November STEM Club session is already full, however, a February and March session will advertise after the first of the year. Watch for more information or contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , with any questions about this STEM Club or how to get involved with other youth science activities as a participant or volunteer. More pictures are available on “Washington County 4-H – Iowa” on Facebook.

 
Young Engineers Fill Lincoln Library for 4-H STEM Club PDF Print E-mail

4-H STEM Club filled every chair in the Lincoln Library afterschool October 3 for the first meeting to learn about Aerospace Engineering before designing their own parachutes. The 29 participants defined technology in a new way and started tested variables for their own parachute designs. They completed tests on canopy size, material and shape. This 4-H STEM Club will meet again October 10 and 17 to complete their parachutes, test them and improve them as engineers would.

 

Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together with a sponsorship from Bazooka Farmstar and Premier 1 Supplies to offer this 4-H STEM Club to any 3rd-5th grade student who wants to experiment more with science, technology, engineering, and math.

 

A community showcase is planned for October 17 at 4:30 p.m. to showcase what the students have learned and built in the “A Long Way Down” sessions. Any community member is welcome to come learn more from these students and see their parachutes in action.

 

The STEM Club for October and the Novembers sessions are already full, however, a February and March session will advertise after the first of the year. Watch for more information or contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , with any questions about this STEM Club or how to get involved with other youth science activities as a participant or volunteer.

 

Ben K, Ellianna B, and Braydon C completed several drop tests recording which canopy size feel the slowest.

 
STEM Club Registrations Open for October and November PDF Print E-mail

The 4-H After School STEM Club is now taking registrations for the October and November Sessions. This science club is open to all students in 3rd-5th grade. Washington County Extension & 4-H and Lincoln Elementary are partnering together with a sponsorship from Bazooka Farmstar and Premier 1 to offer additional and fun ways for Washington youth to interact with science more in a hands-on setting while making new friends and connecting with caring adults in the community. This camp is open to any 3rd-5th grade student who wants to experiment more with science, technology, engineering, and math. Each session will use an Engineering is Elementary and State 4-H curriculum..

 

The October session is schedule for October 3, 10, 17 and titled “A Long Way Down” taught by Liz Goodwin and Amy Green. Students will become aerospace engineers and use space technologies to design a parachute to be the quickest, carry the most, land the safest, or all three. Practice launches and experiments will teach about drag, atmosphere, and engineering variables.

 

The November session will run November 7, 14, 21. I tis called “Taking the Plunge” and will be taught by Janet Conrad and Amy Green. Students will get to experience some ocean engineering in Iowa when learning about sounding poles and sonar maps. They will build submersibles to retrieve valuable packages off the ocean floor.

 

Registrations accepted on a first come, first serve basis until September 26 at the Lincoln Elementary Office or the Washington County Extension Office. There is a $10 fee due with the registration form for each session or $5 for current 4-H members. Students may register for one or both STEM Club sessions.

 

Teaching assistants are being hired. Contact the Washington County Extension Office if interested in this position. Parent volunteers are also welcome.

 

Forms are also available on the Extension website at http://www.extension.iastate.edu/washington/

 

Please contact the Washington County Extension Office, 319-653-4811 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , with any questions about this STEM Club or how to get involved with other youth science activities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, September 13 2017 13:33
 
Lincoln Apparel Order PDF Print E-mail

The Lincoln Elementary webstore is now open! Use this link, www.teamelitesports.com/WASHINGTON.html, to check out all our awesome options such as Lincoln t-shirts, sweatshirts, and customizable FOOTBALL JERSEYS!! This will be your only chance to order a jersey this year so don’t miss out. You will order and pay online & orders will be handed out at school after 9/21. Contact Jodi Ebert, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , with any questions.

Deadline to order is Monday, 9/4, so get your orders in ASAP!

 
Lincoln Elementary Meet the Teachers/ 3rd Grade Parent Orientation PDF Print E-mail

Lincoln will host Meet the Teachers on Monday, August 21, from 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM. Parents and students are invited to come in, find their classrooms, meet their teachers, and put their school supplies in their desk prior to the first day of classes on Wed., August 23.

 

There will be a 3rd Grade Parent Orientation from 5:45 – 6:15 in the Media Center for parents of incoming 3rd Grade students.

 

We hope that all students along with their parents can join us for this fun, informative evening at Lincoln. We look forward to the 2017-18 school year!

 
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