A lot of variables can be found in a simple catapult, including lessons in physics, levers and fulcrums. Five teams in the Middle School STEM Lab constructed a trebuchet and, using different variables, students used their laptops to graph their progress. Shown above are sixth-graders Chloe Clark, left, and Tia Hickman as they conduct a test using their trebuchet. Not pictured is teammate Thomas Oster. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer
Hands-on learning: Bemidji Middle School increasing STEM choices
BEMIDJI – Interested in dissecting a sheep brain? Or finding the germiest place on campus?
Bemidji Middle School in recent years has been increasing the number of STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – courses available to its students.
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