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iSchool Summer Camps: Never Ordinary, Always Extraordinary!

NEVER ORDINARY. Always Extraordinary. Our STEM Summer Camps are unique, fun, and educational. We offer personalized instruction and life-changing experiences. Pre-register here. 2015 Summer Camps Locations in Reston, Fairfax, and The Plains Each 2-week camp is $595. SCIENCE MAGIC: Zooming in on biology, chemistry, and the environment. Students amaze you with a magic show! June […]

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January Science Night: “Waste Not, Want Not”

January Science Night We recycled, we reused… Made sure nature had no blues.   Forestville students were the stars of the show. Using creativity and all the science they know,   To think of ways to help the earth… Energy saving and giving water its worth!   iSchool and PTA made a great team, Our […]

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LAST Renovation for Innovation Science Night – January 23, 2015

Register for the January 23, 2015 Science Night here. Advance registration automatically enters you into a raffle for a small science kit! REGISTER Sign up to volunteer for the January 23, 2015 Science Night here. VOLUNTEER Renovation for Innovation Science Night 4: “Waste Not, Want Not – Water, Energy, and Natural Resource Conservation and Innovation” […]

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December Science Night “Protected Our World”

Our Science Night was quite a blast. Volunteers and students were the cast.   Measuring trees with smiles and delight, and protecting nature with all their might!   Our activities were clever, with art and a cartoon. Missed it? Don’t worry, there’s another one soon!       Our December Renovation for Innovation Science Night at […]

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Engineering, math activity that does so much more

Notecard Tower Challenge One of my favorite iSchool activities accomplishes so much – from building confidence to using math in real-world way: our Notecard Tower Challenge.  I act as the Town Mayor and say that I want to invest in the tallest structure I can get, but with the best value for the money.  Every […]

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Illustrating our blend of science and social skills

Our Science and Innovation Lab at Aldrin Elementary School this week was a good illustration of how we blend science with 21st Century Social and Emotional Life Skills.  Our science activities explored the dynamics of air and flight.  Students had a rare opportunity to play with a Wind Tunnel. Their goal was to create a […]

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Science for character AND knowledge

Our first month of the 2014 After-school Program has been a busy one implementing our STEAM SEL curriculum.  In our Science and Innovation Labs at Aldrin Elementary School in Reston and Forestville Elementary school in Great Falls, VA, we are using all hands-on activities to build an understanding of and love for science, while also […]

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