Tag Archive: science

May 08 2017

BRAVO Students Conduct Science Experiments

Mrs. Vanessa Bullock’s class conducts a science experiment: BRAVO science experiment with only pressure holding the water inside the glass!

So, we’ve seen the pressure experiment where the egg is sucked into the bottle because of pressure change, but, did you know, the egg can also come back out of the bottle? Just blow …

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Sep 07 2016

Increasing Engineering Awareness!

RCHS is proud to announce a new partnership with Lockheed Martin in order to support the PLTW Engineering and science curriculums.  Advancing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is a critical focus for Lockheed Martin.  As an industry leader, Lockheed Martin, with an employee population that includes 56,000 engineers, scientists and IT professionals, is …

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Dec 18 2015

Students Create Scale Model of Washington National Cathedral

Stormi Begley, Nichole Griffin, and Aden Amburgey created a scale model of the Washington National Cathedral for their 8th grade Math/Science BRAVO project. After creating a 2-dimensional design, they used cardboard, paint, and ingenuity to make a table top model to scale. They also wowed the class during their presentation by pointing out the actual cathedral in D.C. …

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Nov 09 2015

BES 4th Grade Fun Science Friday

On Friday November 6th, 4th grade students  at BES participated in a series of exciting science activities centered around various animals. Students learned about animal adaptations, animal habitats, and “became insects” when they learned how different insects eat. Students always enjoy taking a break from the regular classroom routine and learning about the world around …

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Aug 26 2015

Harmon Featured in Kentucky Teacher

Rockcastle science teacher sharing how student engagement has worked in her classroom

Posted on 25 August 2015

By Mike Marsee michael.marsee@education.ky.gov

Stephanie Harmon isn’t just going to stand there.

The Rockcastle County High School teacher wants her …

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Jun 17 2015

Seven RCMS Students Named 2015 Rogers Explorers

Seven students from Rockcastle County have been selected to attend The Center for Rural Development’s 2015 Rogers Explorers youth leadership program.

Rockcastle County Middle School students Caroline White, Cole Ballinger, Zoe Burdette, Joseph Coffey, Evan Hendrickson, Jordan Nicely, and Bailey Taylor will join middle school students from across Southern and Eastern Kentucky to build their …

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Nov 17 2014

Guys Geared Up for Technology, Engineering, Computers & Science (G2-TECS) and Girls Exploring Math & Science (GEMS)

Somerset Community College (SCC) hosted a Guys Geared up for Technology, Engineering, Computers and Science (G2-TECS) Conference and a Girls Exploring Math and Science Conference (GEMS) recently on the SCC Somerset Campus. Students from thirteen area middle schools including Casey, Cumberland, McCreary, Meece, North Laurel, Northern, Rockcastle, Russell, Science Hill, Somerset Christian, South Laurel, Southern and Wayne …

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Nov 12 2014

Harmon Named Outstanding High School Science Teacher

Congratulations to Ms. Stephanie Harmon, RCHS Science Teacher, for being named the 2014 Outstanding High School Science Teacher by the Kentucky Science Teacher Association (KSTA).

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Oct 23 2014


Science BRAVO students Sarah Dudley, Tatum Isaacs, Seth Lykins, Jacob Mason, and Luke Peavie manipulated “Elephant Toothpaste” created as part of a science demonstration by Gracelyn Owens.


Wesley Clark (along with Mr. Hendrickson) launched a tea bag rocket as part of his science experiment, much to the delight of these BRAVO students.

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