Elementary Challenge STEM Labs
The Rockingham County Challenge program sponsors STEM labs in each of the county elementary schools.
The middle Challenge program offers STEM electives within their curriculum.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathmatics
Teaching 21st century skills -colaborating, analytical thinking, problem solving, finding and evaluating information, creating and innovating, and communicating - through engineering challenges with a STEM focus.
How you can help.
Recycled items are needed to stock STEM labs.
cardboard yarn and string toothpicks
plastic bottles plastic lids and bottle caps buttons
duct tape plastic wrap rubber bands
masking tape ribbon glue/ glue sticks
newspaper bubble wrap popsicle (craft) sticks
egg cartons foil paper clips
styrofoam twist ties pipe cleaners/ chenille stems
paper towel tubes straws beads
toilet paper tubes magnets corks
paperboard packing "popcorn" small wood scraps
tissue paper/ foam batteries small lightbulbs
containers (yogurt,butter) wheels
Please send to school labeled "For STEM lab"