Welcome to the
Bettie Weaver
Engineering and Science Lab

 

Our school has established an area for teachers to use with their students for any science or engineering related activities. We have one room that is organized for the storage of items such as microscopes, scales, balances, goggles and consumables. We have a second room that is set up with long tables and stools to provide space for cooperative group, hands-on lessons. 
 

Storage Area
 
Lab Classroom
 
What is Children’s Engineering?
Children’s engineering includes hands-on, age-appropriate technology based activities that enhance, not add to, any curriculum. The activities are designed to extend and to promote mastery of required standards. It is part of an area of study referred to as STEM – Science- Technology-Engineering-Mathematics.
 
 
Consumables Collection List
The engineering lessons often use consumables for building and inventing. Below is a sampling of the items we are collecting, but anything that can be recycled is appreciated. No glass or sharp edges please. Please wash and send in clean items. Please only send items that can be safely transported on a school bus in a grocery bag. Wednesday morning is our collection day, so students can bring in the items every Wednesday morning throughout the year.
 WE CURRENTLY DO NOT NEED ANYMORE TOILET PAPER OR PAPER TOWEL TUBES.... WE NEED LAUGHING COW CONTAINERS
       
Containers/Lids
 plastic jugs 
plastic lids 
water bottles 
yogurt or cottage cheese containers 
vitamin containers 
empty film canisters
berry baskets 
butter tubs and lids 
oatmeal containers 
egg cartons 
heavy duty paper plates 
laughing cow-cheese containers  

Cardboard
 styrofoam board 
tag board 
poster board
paper towel tubes
toilet paper tubes
wrapping paper tubes
mailing tubes
boxes-different sizes (broken down)
cereal boxes
plastic wrap boxes
toothpaste boxes
shoe boxes
tissue boxes

Cloth/ Paper Scraps
wrapping paper
computer paper
material – felt, gauze,et
tissue paper
envelopes
wax paper
aluminum foil

Other
plastic tubing
sand paper
Craft Items
baggies – all sizes
pipe cleaners
buttons
clothes pins
corks
beads
sponges
thread
string
craft sticks
spools
straws
marbles
tape and glue
glue sticks
glue gun sticks




 
     

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