4 days ago This Wednesday we will be traveling to the IMSA campus in Aurora. We will leave LMS at 6:00am. Please arrive no earlier than 5:50am. We will return by 5:30pm. We will encourage students to call their parents as we get close to Springfield. Lunch will be provided. Students may wish to bring a small amount of money, as we will stop for a light breakfast.
Nov 20, 2013 How are triangles used in engineering & design? Click on the Keynote to find out!
Oct 31, 2013 After designing, testing, redesigning & final testing the results are in! Congratulations to Trevor, Eboni & Jocelyn for building the most precise catapult. While not always hitting the target, their catapult did hit the same place many times! Congratulations to Cete, Marye, Jason & Karl, for building the catapult which fired a projectile the farthest. Their average distance was 414. 53cm. Other results of the distance test are: Cete, Marye, Jason, Karl: 414. READ MORE
Oct 8, 2013 Be sure to submit your answers, and explanations, to both parts of the October Problem of the Month!
Sep 26, 2013 On Wednesday, December 11th we will be traveling to IMSA in Aurora. Students will tour the campus, meet the staff and participate in two IMSA style lessons. We will leave LMS at 6:00am and return at 5:30pm. Students will need to picked up by a parent or guardian when we return. This field trip is included with the $75 program fee each students pays. This fee will need to be paid for your student to participate. You can call Mrs. VanDerSlik, at 525-3236, with questions.
Sep 18, 2013 Using the engineering design process, students built a car for Hampton the Hamster. With limited amounts of resources, students built a car designed to go the fastest and travel the farthest. Check out the photo gallery for the newly designed cars!
Sep 11, 2013 What a great first meeting! As we began, students received their new t-shirt and a snack. Next we played a "Get To Know You" activity. Ask your student who they meet today! We discussed the September problem of the month. Students should submit their answers & explanation by September 30th. Lastly, we visited an engineering web site. (This site is linked to our IMSA @ LMS web page). READ MORE
Sep 5, 2013 Applications are due by 3:00pm on Friday, September 6th.
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