Science Technology Engineering Mathematics

S.T.E.M. at Sunset Park Elementary

Sunset Park Elementary STEM LogoSTEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

During the 2017-2018 school year, all classes at Sunset Park Elementary will be part of the STEM program. STEM applications are no longer necessary. We look forward to introducing all Sunset Park students to exciting topics in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

MDCPS S.T.E.M Designation

2016-2017 MDCPS Gold STEM Designation

Sunset Park Elementary was awarded the 2016-2017 Gold STEM Designation by Miami-Dade Public schools. Congratulations Sunset Park Elementary!

Previous year's designations:

2015-2016 MDCPS Silver STEM Designation

2017-2018 STEM Modules

Grade 1st Marking Period 2nd Marking Period 3rd Marking Period 4th Marking Period
K Culinary &
The Five Senses
Force & Motion Wood & Paper Florida Ecosystems: The Everglades
1 Picture Perfect STEM Farm to Fork LEGO: WeDo Weather Reports
2 Touch Typing &
Computer Programming
Natural Disasters Astronomy Germs &
3 Bridges Computer Programming LEGO: Simple Machines Ecosystems
4 Entrepreneurship & Baking Architecture Computer Programming LEGO: Green Energy
5 LEGO: Pneumatics Water Bottle Rockets & Mousetrap Vehicles Web Design Flight & Rocketry

S.T.E.M. Photo Gallery

  • Kindergarten launching bottle rockets

    Kindergarten launched bottle rockets during their Force & Motion Unit.

  • Grade 1 mixing cookies

    Grade 1 mixing cookies during their Cookie Sale.

  • Grade 1 touching a snake skin

    Grade 1 touching a rock python snake skin, thanks to ZooMiami.

  • Grade 2 weaving jute baskets

    Grade 2 wove baskets using jute fiber.

  • Grade 2 painting masks

    Grade 2 painted African tribal masks during their unit on World Cultures.

  • Grade 3 building bridges

    Grade 3 built different styles of bridges using K'Nex construction kits.

  • Grade 5 built a pnuematic stamping press using LEGO

    Grade 5 built pnuematic stamping presses from a LEGO Education pnuematic kit.

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