A C T I V I T I E S
Here is a list of activities that we are currently engaged in. This page is updated frequently, so do check back often! Feel free to contact us for any inquiries about our programming.
Chemistry-analyzing periodic table, understanding subatomic particles, exploring stoichiometry
Making solar ovens-
Growing slime mold
Design and built speakers that amplified sound the loudest-compared and predicted what model would be most effective. Tested models by using a sound meter to measure the amplification of a constant tone
Erosion models-competition to most effectively prevent erosion of sand by water using various materials
Built and launched rockets in teams, predicted and created which rockets would fly the best/longest and why
Explored Biofuels- Built an apparatus to measure the production of CO2 gas
Civics, World and US History integrated into daily Current Event class.
Big History and individual projects based on need for credit recovery
Novel excerpts and reactions
Tone, characterization, setting, theme
Personal narratives and poetry
ReadTheory.org-all students take periodic leveled lexile reading comprehension tests.
Individualized plans for each student
Community Collaborators and activities
Tall Ships Portland
Katahdin Day Planning Committee
Veterans History Project
Website development and computer creation
Portland Community Squash
Windham Community Garden
...and much more to come!