Welcome to 5th & 6th grade Science & Social Studies for 2022-23
STEM: Where Brilliant Young Minds Are Making a Difference Around the GLOBE
For the 2022-23 school year, 5th & 6th grade students will have the opportunity to join the Alpena Middle School STEM Club.
(STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).
The mission of the Alpena Middle School STEM Club is to enrich, encourage, and expand the scientific knowledge and curiosity of ourstudents by providing them with the opportunities to participate in scienceactivities such as; field trips, guest speakers, science fairs, scientificdemonstrations and various workshops. We endeavor to create anatmosphere where people are accepted as individuals in a safe environmentthat fosters self-discipline, mutual respect, cooperation and academicexcellence.
This year, we will be going GLOBAL and partnering with GLOBE & NASA on several projects to collect and analyze data which will then be used by NASA scientist.
The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program is an international science and education program that provides students and the public worldwide with the opportunity to participate in data collection and the scientific process, and contribute meaningfully to our understanding of the Earth system and global environment. Announced by the U.S. Government on Earth Day in 1994, GLOBE launched its worldwide implementation in 1995. GLOBE is sponsored by NASA and supported by NSF, NOAA, and the US Department of State. The GLOBE website can ba accessed at globe.gov.