Full STEAM Forward Programs
Habitats of Our World
Students meet weekly to study some of the world's most exciting and diverse ecosystems!
They climb through the layers of the rainforest, dive into the depths of our oceans, and travel to the most extreme places on planet earth.
By the end of this year, using geological, biological, and anthropological lenses, students will explain why different ecosystems exist, what makes a healthy habitat, and how animals survive in a variety of amazing places on planet earth.
Our Changing Planet
Students continue to examine the dynamic nature of planet Earth.
They learn about Earth's past, and present, while conducting investigations and making inferences about the future. In studying the work of paleontologists, climatologists, and astronomers, students explain how Earth's history is connected and drives us to better understand our planet.
At the conclusion of the year, students engage in research and design plans for the future preservation of our planet.
Science in my City
Students apply what they have learned in 3rd and 4th grade through community-based experiences.
They visit local areas to connect their understandings of the science fields to their city.
Students also design and carry out a research project to understand a sociocentric issue affecting their community. They then propose and implement, if possible, a solution-oriented action plan.
For each of our online cohorts, we staff 1-2 high school/college- aged mentors interested in our FSF program and the field of education more generally.
Our mentor program offers the chance to "learn through doing" by working alongside of an experienced science teacher.
In addition, our mentors run our "Friday Fun" program.