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GATE at Glen Taylor
A Glance at February
3rd grade GATE
The first week of February, kiddos will finish their creating their Ozobot fairytales. I will film their stories and post them to Remind as well as the website. Later in the month, students will begin their Intro to 3D printing unit where they will learn about the history of 3D imaging, how to design their own 3D objects, and print many of their creations!
4th grade GATE
This month students will continue their robotics unit using EV3 robots. Not only will fourth graders build robots, but they will also learn how to code them as they complete a series of fun and complex challenges.
5th grade GATE
This week, fifth graders will finish building their cardboard pinball machines and continue the process of designing and printing their 3D printed obstacles. Later in the month, kiddos will use paint, 3D pens, and other materials to decorate and put the finishing touches on their machines!
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.
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
In class, students are working on incredible projects. Take a look at some of the awesome work that has been created: