Class Days and Times:

Learn when our online discussion groups meet!

**Winter 2022 Classes are full. Enrollment for Spring 2022 will open in February.**

Students are encouraged to attend weekly online discussion sessions to review course material and share projects. Online groups meet at the following times:

K-2nd Graders: Wednesdays @ 4:30 pm EST/1:30 pm PST
starting Wednesday, January 26th.

3rd-5th Graders: Wednesdays @ 5:30 pm EST/2:30 pm PST
starting Wednesday, January 26th.

5th-8th Graders: Mondays @ 4:30 pm EST/1:30 pm PST
starting Monday, January 24th.


Course Syllabus:

See what you'll be learning each week!

Week 1: Engineering Natural Materials: Mayan Pyramids.

Week 2: Engineering Natural Materials: The Invention and Use of Rubber in the Mayan Empire.

Week 3: Engineering Natural Materials: Textiles.

Weeks 4 & 5: Newton's Laws and the Physics of Bridges in the Aztec Empire.

Week 6: Popsicle Bridge Engineering Design Challenge.

Week 7: Introduction to Civil Engineering in the Incan Empire.

Week 8: Engineering a Modern-Day Urban Landscape.

Week 9: Final Projects and Engineering Showcase.


Early American Civilizations


Meet Your Course Facilitators!

GeAndra "Ge" Imoudu

Founder | Executive Director | Science + Engineering Facilitator

GeAndra "Ge" Imoudu, an engineer, artist and mom of 3, is a New Orleans, LA native living in Charlotte, NC. She holds a B.S. in Science, Technology and Society from Stanford University, M.S. in Engineering from Tulane University, graduate certificate in Design Thinking from the MIT Sloan School of Management, and MicroMasters® in Instructional Design and Technology from the University of Maryland. Ge was an engineering project manager for 10 years before creating and leading PreK-12th grade STEM education programs across the Carolinas. She is currently working towards an Ed.D. in leadership and learning in organizations from Vanderbilt University.

Proud Member Of:

American Association for the Advancement of Science
National Science Teaching Association
Society of Women Engineers

Punam Roy

Engineering + Global Studies Facilitator

Punam Roy holds a B.E. in Biomedical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and spent 12 years a patent examiner for the United States Patent and Trademark Office. She was also a member of the 8th cohort of the City of Charlotte Civic Leadership Academy and, in addition to extensive academic and professional experience in science and engineering, fosters a sense of community, collaboration, problem solving, and creativity in the classroom.


FAQs

You've got questions. We've got answers!

  • Who should take this course?

    This course is for any student in grades K-8 who loves science and engineering!

    You may join as a homeschooler looking to cover your core science and social studies or as an after school student looking for online enrichment classes.

  • Do all grade levels cover the same material?

    Not exactly. While we will all follow the same weekly themes, like, "Engineering Natural Materials," course content and activities will differ in breadth and depth depending on grade level.

  • Where does this program meet?

    Students are encouraged to attend weekly online discussion sessions to review course material and share projects. Online groups meet at the following times:

    - K-2nd Graders: Wednesdays @ 4:30 pm EST/1:30 pm PST
    - 3rd-5th Graders: Wednesdays @ 5:30 pm EST/2:30 pm PST
    - 5th-8th Graders: Mondays @ 4:30 pm EST/1:30 pm PST

  • What supplies will I need?

    We recommend using a 3-ring binder where you can place all of your printouts and notes. You will also need pencils, pens, crayons, markers, glue and scissors.

    You'll be able to complete weekly projects with simple materials typically found around the house.

  • Do I need to purchase a textbook for this class?

    No. We include all reading material within the course. We also provide a supplemental reading list consisting of popular children's literature that complements this course.

  • Will I be able to download course materials?

    Yes, you will be able to download all course materials.

  • Where do I go if I need support?

    Once enrolled, you will receive the email addresses of course facilitators and teaching assistants who are happy to help you with course materials and any technical issues you may encounter.





STEM Skool, Inc. is a 501(c)3 organization.

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 11571 Charlotte, NC 28209

Phone:
+1 (704) 980-9325