Activity Classes

Activity Classes

Activity classes enhance classroom instruction and incorporate the process skills described in the PASS objectives, Priority Academic Student Skills developed by the Oklahoma State Board of Education. A minimum of 10 students is required to attend an activity class. Classes are approximately 50 minutes in length.

Up, Up and Away (stomp rockets) - PK - 8th Grade

Students build and launch a paper rocket while learning Sir Isaac Newton’s three Laws of Motion. Inertia, force and action/reaction are all experienced in one paper rocket.

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PASS Science Objectives:
Grade 1: PS: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2

Grade 2: PS: 1.1, 1.2, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2
Grade 3: PS: 1.2, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2

Grade 4: S: 1.1, PS: 1.1

Grade 5: S: 1.1, 1.3, 3.3
Grade 6: S: 1.1, 1.2, PS: 1.1, 3.6

Grade 7: PS: 1.1, 3.6

Grade 8: S: 2.2, 4.3, PS: 1.1, 3.6

Discover Space - PK through 2nd Grade

Using inflatable planets, students explore the solar system discussing the characteristics of each planet. Students will draw the inner and outer planets and use their senses while examining meteorite samples. When planning your field trip, consider a planetarium show for a total learning experience.

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PASS Science Objectives:
Grade 1: S: 1.1, 1.3, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2

Grade 2: S: 1.1, 3.2

Voyage through Space - 3rd - 5th Grade

Interactive exercises allow students to compare the characteristics of planets, including distances and weights. The class will investigate meteorite samples and various minerals.

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PASS Science Objectives:

Grade 3: S: 1.3, 3.1

Grade 4: S: 1.1, 1.2, 3.1

Weathering the Storm - 4th - 12th Grade

Clouds form, lightning strikes and tornadoes appear as the class takes a look at air pressure, the water cycle, and make cloud comparisons.  Students will observe and participate in various activities concentrating on the development of a storm.

PASS Science Objectives:

Grade 4: PS: 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2

Grade 5: S: 1.2,3.2, PS: 1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2 

Grade 6: S: 1.1, PS: 1.1,1.2,1.3, 2.1, 2.2

Grade 7: S: 5.1, 5.2, PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2

Grade 8: PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2,

Grade 9: PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3      

High School:  PS: 1.1, 1.2

 

Prepare for Take Off - 4th - 12th Grade

With the use of computer flight simulators, students take the pilot’s seat as they learn about the forces of flight and the use of flight instruments. They will simulate a take off, landing and complete other flight maneuvers. Space is limited to 15 students.

Pass Science Objectives:

Grade 6:  S: 1.1, 1.2, PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Grade 7:  S: 1.1, PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

Grade 8:  S: 2.2, PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3

High School:  S: 2.1, 2.2, PS: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3