Bradenton, Fla. – The Intermediate School students at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School were entertained and educated on March 21, 2014 with a visit from MOSI’s Ele-Mental Road Show, featuring a mad scientist bent on controlling science elements, to the delight of the students.
“We are very fortunate to be an independent school because our students with the MOSI scientists on campus, our students had the unique opportunities to learn and discover about elements and science in a whole new way,” said Dr. Janet Pullen, Head of School at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School. “The purpose of this visit was to connect to the STEaM curriculum which incorporates science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics, with creativity to our students,” said Dr. Pullen.
The Ele-Mental Road Show, performed by MOSI staff, revolves around a plot where one of MOSI’s mad scientists escapes and tries to prove their prowess in controlling some of the most impressive elements in science, including electricity and fireballs.
Students in the fourth grade worked on an aluminum boat project and had a contest to see which boat could support the most weight. The fifth graders worked with various erector sets, and the sixth grade students constructed toothpick structures with a contest to see which finished structure could withstand the most weight.
Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School is a private, independent, co-educational, college preparatory school in Bradenton, FL. Saint Stephen’s delivers world-class education, excellent extracurricular experiences and exciting programs like AP course work, the iPad initiative, a band/strings program, a global education program, K-12 daily foreign language program and our Marine Science Initiative, to name a few.
Saint Stephen’s sits on a gated, 35-acre campus, which includes a state of the art athletic center that hosts the school’s athletic events including cheerleading, football, track and field, lacrosse, baseball, softball and tennis. At every level, from PK3 through grade 12, students are nurtured in small classes and encouraged and supported in their academic pursuits. Students benefit from programs and educational models that have proven successful by Saint Stephen’s students who are excelling today in colleges and universities around the country. Saint Stephen’s is proud of its rich academic offerings that go hand-in-hand with a strong college counseling program, a wide variety of competitive sports teams, a creative fine arts program, and many service learning opportunities. For more information about our school, please visit www.saintstephens.org.