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Do you know how seeds and tree buds are similar?

We all know what seeds are – but have you ever noticed tree buds? Tree buds are those small, pointy “cones” on branches.  Depending on the tree species, tree buds may be along the branch or only at the end, sometimes alone or in multiples. Tree buds contain baby leaves and/or flowers.  Some are tiny […]

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iSchool expands STEAM SEL to local libraries

iSchool is very excited about its newest endeavor – bringing its STEAM SEL approach to local libraries. In partnership with the Friends of the Great Falls Library, iSchool is offering a 10-week Science Magic program to home-schooled students at Great Falls Library.   Registration for the program quickly reached its maximum of 13 students, and […]

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Science Wonderland Workshop on 12/8 – FREE Admission!

Join us for fun, hands-on science activities and experiments with a holiday spirit! Children ages 6-11 will build a Science Wonderland out of recycled and earth-friendly materials and make magic instant snow fall over their festive landmark. They will also make “snowballs” out of dry ice smoke-filled bubbles! Children (and their parents!) can create Polish […]

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Biodiversity Fun at Home

Biodiversity Fun – Magic all around us! Imagine you ate the same food for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every single day… Pretty boring, right? In fact, you might even get sick – if you were missing some nutrients. Diversity – or variety, or having lots of different things around – is important for life – […]

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iSchool for the Future Curriculum meets multiple Virginia State Standards of Learning

iSchool’s multidisciplinary curriculum meets multiple State Standards for science, math, and social studies in various grades. In particular, the curriculum meets Standard 1: Practices for Scientific Investigation, which is often difficult for teachers to integrate into their daily lessons. Examples of integration between iSchool’s STEAM SEL approach and the 10 strands of Standard 1 include: […]

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‘Wizards of i’ are back – with hands-on science enrichment program

iSchool for the Future is bringing the hands-on Wizards of i Science Program as afterschool enrichment program at Forestville Elementary School! We integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math with core Social and Emotional Life Skills into a well-rounded package. Immersed in real life projects, students (grades 1-6) will explore and innovate while building confidence […]

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Stay tuned!

Wizards of i Program is coming back!  Stay tuned here to learn more about our offerings – to be announced this week. iSchool for the Future is very excited about the upcoming launch of our STEAM SEL (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math combined with Social and Emotional Learning) program based at Forestville Elementary School.  We’ll […]

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