Gifted & Talented
GATE at Glen Taylor
A Glance at MARCH
3rd grade GATE
Kiddos will begin a fun and exciting unit about robotics. They will learn to program Ozobots Evos using color codes and will ultimately retell a famous fairytale using their Ozobots at the narrator.
4th grade GATE
Fourth graders will dive into a in-depth and challenging unit about the brain. Kiddos will explore the different parts of the brain, learn about the history of brain research, and will ultimately apply their knowledge by dissect a sheep brain.
5th grade GATE
This semester fifth graders are taking their knowledge of 3D printing to the next level by creating their own tabletop pinball machines. To begin, kiddos will learn about the history and mechanics of pinball machines by going to the Pinball Hall of Fame. Next, they will apply what they have learned to their own pinball machines as they design the 3D printed obstacles and construct their game boards.
Just for Kids
EV3 Computer Programming
These well made step-by-step instruction videos will help guide students as they learn to program Lego EV3 robots.
These EV3 video tutorials are designed to teach students the basics of using the Lego Mindstorm EV3 robots. There are 19 challenges in total!
ProProfs Brain Games
This site has a number of enriching games that provide great recreation options for gifted and talented students. The range of games on this site include puzzles, logic games, suduko, word games, and brain teasers.
If you are looking for something fun for students to do, check out the games at the American Mensa website. It offers fun and challenging games that are updated either daily or on a weekly basis. Kids can also play previous games as well.
The Science Explorer
This is a great website that offers easy and fun science experiments for students to do at home. They have everything from creating lightening to growing crystals.
Amusement Park Kids
If your child loves roller coasters then check out Amusement Park Physics. Students will have fun learning the physics behind roller coasters and applying what they have learned by creating their own coaster.
GATE Articles and Resources
Follow these steps to sign into Tinkercad:
Your nickname is name3dclub (ie. christy3dclub)
Check out The Tinkercad Shape Generator Catalog
Complete each of the projects below in the order they appear.
Follow these steps to save your completed projects to be printed.
Click the carrot (^) and choose "Show in Folder"
Change the name of your design to "Name - Object" (ie. Christy - Button)
Drag the the document to the "D:" drive
Double check that the file has been transferred.