Institute for School Partnership

What are the parts of a flowering plant?

By myralopez on April 22, 2019 in Everyday mySci

Activity: Visit a garden or find an area where flowers can be observed growing. Look at the parts of the plant and identify the flower petals, leaves, and stems. Discuss how the roots are underground but also a part of the plant. Draw a picture of the plants and flowers observed. Label the parts ...

What can we plant? What makes it grow?

By myralopez on April 22, 2019 in Everyday mySci

Activity: Save a few seeds from some fresh fruits and veggies or use a packet of flower, fruit, or vegetable seeds. Place a few seeds inside a lightly damp paper towel until roots appear. Then move the sprouted seed to a sunny place and bury it just beneath the surface of the soil. Keep watering ...

Boeing Engineering Challenge at Washington University

By myralopez on April 4, 2019 in

More than 230 students from the St. Louis region will launch their balsa wood gliders at the 11th annual Boeing Engineering Challenge at Washington University in St. Louis. The competition follows months of designing, building and testing at elementary, middle and high schools across the region, ...

Free Code.org Workshop for K-5 Teachers

By myralopez on March 15, 2019 in

Regardless of what subject you teach, computer science is foundational knowledge for all students in the 21st century. Incorporating it in your classroom will give your students a huge leg up. Besides, this is a subject the kids love learning. With the help of Code.org, the Institute for School P...

(CANCELLED) Free Code.org Workshop with ‘MsEdtechie’

By myralopez on January 23, 2019 in

This workshop has been cancelled. Calling all K-5 teachers! FREE Code.org workshop facilitated by the amazing Patricia Brown, know as “MsEdtechie,” and hosted by the Institute for School Partnership. The workshop will take place on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Washington University. ...