STEAM Certificate Information

FOR WHO?

  • Students that are attending Kenmore Middle School

  • Students who are interested in the subjects of science, technology, engineering, art, and math

(Students may begin working on the certificate when they are in either 6th grade or 7th grade)

6TH GRADE REQUIREMENTS

1. Students must take the STEAM Foundations Class

(This class can be taken as either an elective, an ACT II, or possibly over the summer)

STEAM Foundation Examples:

- Power / Energy

- Sensory Design

- Society & Sustainability 

- Structure & Engineering

7TH GRADE REQUIREMENTS

Prerequisite = STEAM Foundations Class

OPTION #1

1. Students must complete a Science Fair Project

2. Students must complete one activity / project in each of the three STEAM pillars (for a total of 3 activities / projects)

OPTION #2

1. Students must complete a Science Fair Project

2. Students must take the STEAM Foundations Class AND the STEAM Applications Class

OPTION #3

- Students must complete a Science Fair Project

- Students must take the STEAM Foundations Class OR the STEAM Applications Class

- Students must complete one activity / project in two out of the three STEAM pillars (for a total of 2 activities / projects)

8TH GRADE REQUIREMENTS

Prerequisite = STEAM Foundations Class

1. Students must complete a Science Fair Project

2. Students must complete one activity / project in each of the three STEAM pillars (for a total of 3 activities / projects)

Math and Geometry Tools

STEAM PILLARS

Project Based Learning

VJAS

Kid Wind

Coding Competition

TSA Project

CTE Competition

Arts

Performance Participation

Honors Music Program

Arts Competition

Kenmore Cougar News

Real World Application

Community Project

Phoenix Bike Club

Field Experience

Shadow a STEAM Position

Volunteer in a STEAM Field