STEM Overview

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    STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Magnet

    Project based learning focusing on environmental and physical science.  Students will have hands-on experiences integrating technology with laboratory experiments.

    School-wide Magnet Program

    Preparing students to become active global citizens through rigorous advanced courses that will prepare students for advanced placement courses in high school. Students have the opportunity to earn credit for 6 high school level courses.
    Guiding students through the preparation of a college plan and portfolio.
    Career Exploration opportunities, guest speakers  and field trips to local and state colleges and universities.
    Technology skills applications to prepare students for the 21st century.
    Integrated curriculum with real world problem solving applications written in cooperation with professors from Florida Atlantic University.


    IMACS - (Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science) Virtual Labs
    Gizmos manipulative software
    Solar Kits
    GIS - Geographic Information Systems Lab
    Vernier Probeware Data collection system
    Science Fair
    Science Competitions (SECME, LEGO)
    High School Biology credit


    Smart Classrooms
    State of the art STEM computer labs
    Wireless laptops: ratio of 1 laptop for every 2 students
    Interactive boards, LCD projectors, document cameras and digital cameras for classroom use
    Innovative research classes focusing on student solutions to real world problems (GLIDES)
    Student created multimedia presentations using the latest technology: PowerPoint, iPhoto, iMovie, Podcasts, Excel, Garage Band, Edmodo
    Introduction to writing software code
    Work towards Microsoft industry certification

    Engineering and Mathematics

    Rigorous applied math courses including GEM (Algebra I and Geometry)
    Interactive and visual instruction with online manipulative softwareFirst in Math
    Tabula Digita
    RoboticsIMACS Virtual Robotics Program
    First Lego League (FLL)
    High School Engineering credit