The Daily Tribune: Royal Oak Shrine hosts STEM day events
Science came to life at Shrine Catholic Grade School in Royal Oak Friday. STEM is a nation-wide educational initiative to introduce students to fields of study in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Events included Robotics demonstrations with Shrine High School Robotics coach and team for pre-K through third-grade students Credit Union Math programs for kindergarten through fourth grades, and financial literacy for fifth and sixth graders; chemistry demonstrations for fourth through sixth grades by a professor from the University of Detroit Mercy; LEGO Engineering with University of Michigan Engineering for fifth and sixth grades; and Robot Garage presentations to kindergarten through third grades
Students also been worked by grade on STEM projects, which were on display in the hallways for class-by-class touring throughout the day. Topics included the solar system, owl pellets, catapults, Greek architecture and an egg-drop competition.