SVVSD Innovation Center Trip

3rd graders were able to travel to SVVSD's Innovation Center to further their knowledge of robotics!  After walking to the neighboring space, Indian Peaks students were greeted by Innovation Center employees and welcomed to the classroom.  Students rotated through three stations with Sphero robots, Cubelets, and a tour.  The 3rd graders programmed Spheros to drive through mazes and jump plastic ramps.  In the Cubelets lesson, students discovered more about "think, sense, and act" cubes to customize their robot designs.

Marble Runs Encourage Iteration and Testing

2nd grade students had quite the introduction to their Balance and Motion unit! Their mission of the day was to create a roller coaster where one marble can travel in one full loop.

Dash and Dot come to iPeaks!

New robots have made their way into the Indian Peaks family! Squeals of delight have filled the hallways as Wonder Workshop robots' "On" button is lit! 

Kindergarteners and 1st graders put on Showcase Night

Congratulations to the Kindergarteners and 1st graders from Indian Peaks for a job well done at this year's Showcase Night!  Students were able to invite parents and families to attend a celebration of all their hard work throughout this first part of the year.  As the night began, families strolled by STEM prototypes and viewed a slideshow of pictures from previous STEM projects.  The slideshow also highlighted student work in Art class focusing on shapes and lines.  As the night progressed, the music portion of the night included student narration and many winter

2nd Annual STEM Family Design Night

The Indian Peaks STEM team collaborated to create this year’s design challenge. After considering different ideas about how we could improve various spaces at our school, we agreed that the Lost and Found was in need of improvement. That led us to create a design challenge around the question, “How might we improve our Lost and Found so that we can find objects quickly and easily?”