Our STEAM Academy at Sturgeon Heights School is focused on student imagination and creativity! Students will be immersed in the design process and project-based learning through the use of innovative technology and hands-on projects. Students will learn real-world problem solving through engineering and design. Students will gain skills through teamwork and collaboration.
Topics of focus include:
- Computer coding
- 3D Printing and Design
- Minecraft EDUCATION
STEAM Academy enrollment tuition will include:
- Branded Academy hoodie
- A MicroBit Go (mini-computer designed to make coding fun and easy)
- Engineering Notepad
- Small kit of hand tools (tape measure, drafting pencils, material tote, etc)
Students will have excellent opportunities for off-site field trips to sites related to STEAM.
- APEGA Events
- Skills Alberta/Canada Challenges
- Robotics events
- University of Alberta
Fees are $350.00 per student per year (a $100.00 registration deposit and the option to pay in monthly installments of $25.00). Student tuition will be used to purchase supplies and materials, software, field trips, and transportation.
The STEAM Academy will be available to students in Grade 5 - 9 for the 2023/2024 school year.