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Welcome to the STEM Student Information Night. North East High School September 24, 2013 6:00 pm. STEM. Science, Technology, Engineering &, Mathematics. What is STEM?.

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Welcome to the stem student information night

Welcome to the STEM Student Information Night

North East High School

September 24, 2013

6:00 pm


Welcome to the stem student information night

STEM

Science, Technology,

Engineering &, Mathematics


What is stem

What is STEM?

  • The STEM Academy is a challenging program of study for students planning to enter college to prepare for careers in mathematics, science, and engineering.


Why stem

Why STEM?

  • Students are offered a rigorous, accelerated curriculum, beyond the regular high school curriculum, rich in lab and work-based experiences.

  • The STEM Academy courses are designed to challenge students with integrated tech-technologies and extensive problem-solving.

  • Opportunities to work with experts in the field and current technology both within the school and the community.

  • Students will be involved in authentic research during their capstone projects.


Required science classes

Required Science Classes

  • Honors Biology

  • Honors Chemistry

  • Honors Physics

  • 1 AP Science Class

    • AP Biology

    • AP Chemistry

    • AP Physics C – Mechanics

    • OR 1 approved Cecil College Science class


Required mathematics classes

Required Mathematics Classes

  • Honors Algebra II

  • Honors Trig/Func/Stats

  • Honors Pre-Calculus

  • AP Mathematics Class

    • AP Calculus AB

    • AP Clalculus BC

    • AP Statics

    • OR 1 approved Cecil college mathematics class


Current seniors

Current Seniors


Honors stem capstone seminar class

Honors STEM Capstone Seminar Class

  • Current Seniors are enrolled in the Honors STEM Capstone Seminar class.

    • The class is designed as an independent study class.

    • Students are guided through their capstone project.

    • All students should have a mentor.

    • All seniors must complete their project and presentation in order to get the STEM Program certification for graduation.


Current juniors

Current Juniors


Stem research and deign with capstone class

STEM Research and Deign With Capstone Class

  • Current Seniors are enrolled in the Honors STEM Capstone.

    • The class is designed as an independent study class.

    • Students are guided through their capstone project.

    • All students should have a mentor.

    • All juniors must complete their project and presentation in order to get the STEM Program certification for graduation.


Current juniors and seniors

Current Juniors and Seniors

This information applies to both

Juniors and Seniors.


Mentors

Mentors

  • Mentors in the specific research areas have been assigned or found for each students.

    • Students work with the mentors to complete their projects.

    • Students will primarily contact mentors via email.

    • The mentors may request meetings with the student.

    • Students should act professionally when interacting with the mentors.

    • All mentors that do not work for the school district are required to undergo a background check.

    • Mentors will be invited to the gallery walk.


Who is working with our students

Who is Working With Our Students?

  • Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG)

  • Alliance Technologies (ATK)

  • Bartlett Tree Experts

  • Basin Run Animal Hospital

  • Cecil County Public School Nurses

  • Cecil County Public School Psychologist

  • Cecil County Public School of Technology

  • Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC)

  • Polytechnic High School Pre-Engineering Program

  • Pro Physical Therapy Associates

  • Upper Bay Counseling Associates


Gallery walk

Gallery Walk

  • May 20, 2014 – Tuesday from 3 to 7 pm at Elkton High School

  • All students will participate in a Gallery walk.

    • At the Gallery Walk students will present their posters in to guests.

    • Guests will have time to walk around and watch students present their posters in about 5 minutes and then answer questions.


Current sophomores

Current Sophomores


End of sophomore year

End of Sophomore Year

  • At the end of the school year into summer:

    • Students should sign up for CoureSites in order to discuss project ideas.

    • Students should have a valid email address to keep in touch with the teacher.

    • Students should start to brainstorm ideas.


Current freshman

Current Freshman


Declaring into stem

Declaring into STEM

  • At the end of their Freshman year, students that have meet the entrance requirements may enter into the STEM program.


Fundraising

Fundraising


Phone and electronics recycling program

Phone and Electronics Recycling Program

  • NEHS STEM collects used phones, inkjet cartridges, MP3 Players, digital cameras, costume jewelry, and jewelry.

  • We collect these items to fundraise for the STEM program projects.

  • http://www.recyclingfundraiser.com/Default.aspx

  • If you have any other ideas or want to help with fundraising please contact me.


Stem and beyond night

STEM and Beyond Night

Spring of 2014


Stem and beyond night1

STEM and Beyond Night

  • The STEM and Beyond Nights will be held in the Spring of 2014.

    • Students from each school will present information to middle and elementary students.

    • We are looking for at least 5 volunteers from NEHS to present.

    • This is a great resume builder.


Robotics team

Robotics Team


Robotics team1

Robotics Team

  • We are forming a team to take place in the First Tech Challenge

    • Information can be found at:

      • http://www.usfirst.org/ - National Organization

      • http://www.mdfirst.org/- Maryland Organization

  • Our team number is: 7490

  • If you have a company that would like to sponsor out team, please let us know! We’d love to have you on board!


Current projects

Current Projects


Kenny

Kenny

  • Kenny is studying native versus invasive clams and their effect on the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

    • Currently working with North Bay.


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Toby

  • Toby is studying native versus invasive muscles and their effect on the health of the Chesapeake Bay.

    • Currently working with North Bay.


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Shad

  • Shad is studying the use of a timing device in order to calculate the product flow during manufacturing. As part of the project, he will create a prototype and look into a patent.

    • Currently working with an Automated and Instrumentation Specialist.


Molly

Molly

  • Molly is studying the effects of cleaners on fecal matter. She is specifically targeting dog kennels and the cleaners used there.

    • Currently working with Basin Run Animal Hospital.


Henry

Henry

  • Henry is studying the efficiency of propellers based on their shape and size. He would like to create a better propeller.

    • Currently working with Polytechnic High School.


Michaela

Michaela

  • Michaela is studying the general health of a person and how it effects their reflexes.

    • Currently working with Pro Physical Therapy Associates.


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Ian

  • Ian creating a water hydration system for football players using the pads as the container. Ian will prototype the system using a 3D printer

    • Currently working with TBD. (Possible mentor from APG)


Jamie

Jamie

  • Jamie is studying the effects of video game play on a person’s decision making skills.

    • Currently working with TBD. (Possible mentor from APG.)


Courtney

Courtney

  • Courtney is studying the effects of pesticides on whale health. She will be traveling to her mentor’s lab to complete her research.

    • Currently working with Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC).


Sydney

Sydney

  • Sydney is studying the effect of nail polish on pulse oximetry.

    • Currently working with a CCPS Nurse.


Natale

Natale

  • Natale is studying how homemade fertilizer effects indoor plants. She hopes to apply this research to help keep houses in highly polluted areas air cleaner by encouraging residents to keep indoor plants.

    • Currently working with a CCST Teacher in the Horticultural Program. (A mentor from North Bay is in the works.)


Roque

Roque

  • Roque is studying how the framing of a situation impacts a person’s decision making skills.

    • Currently working with a CCPS school psychologist and a Upper Bay Counselor.


Rebekah

Rebekah

  • Rebekah is studying natural food preservatives and their ability to prevent common molds and fungus.

    • Currently working with TBD. (Possible mentor from ECBC).


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Lila

  • Lila is studying the Stroop Effect. She wants to examine the impact of television view on the reaction to the Stroop Effect.

    • Currently working with a CCPS school psychologist and a Upper Bay Counselor.


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Lane

  • Lane is completing an environmental study of the tree health on the NEHS campus.

    • Currently working with a Master Arborist with Bartlett Tree Experts.


Conner

Conner

  • Conner is prototyping a plasma fuel rocket design. He wants to create a working model of his design.

    • Currently working with ATK.


Miranda

Miranda

  • Miranda is studying how volleyball pressure effects on the ability for a player to serve.

    • Currently working with Pro Physical Therapy Associates.


Thank you for your support

Thank you for your support!


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