Tag: science

Oct 13 2017

RCMS Bravo Students Build Rube Goldberg Machines

Students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade Math and Science Bravo designed and built Rube Goldberg machines. The machine requirements were:  must contain at least 3 simple machines and 2 energy transfers, must contain at least 5 separate steps, and must complete an end task. 6th Grade Rube Goldberg Machines 7th Grade Rube Goldberg Machines 8th Grade… Continue Reading RCMS Bravo Students Build Rube Goldberg Machines

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Oct 03 2017

RCMS Students Building Molecular Representations

Rockcastle County Middle School students in Mrs. Maples’ 7th grade Science class have been busy building molecular representations of a chemical reaction.  

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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 air… Continue Reading BRAVO Students Conduct Science Experiments

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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… Continue Reading Increasing Engineering Awareness!

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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.… Continue Reading Students Create Scale Model of Washington National Cathedral

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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… Continue Reading BES 4th Grade Fun Science Friday

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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 students to participate rather than simply listen during her science classes. She also works to share her strategies… Continue Reading Harmon Featured in Kentucky Teacher

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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… Continue Reading Seven RCMS Students Named 2015 Rogers Explorers

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

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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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