Marshmallows, plastic cups, paperclips and clothespins. What do all of these things have in common? Students in YouthQuest will be using these materials to build structures in line with this month’s theme: Under Construction.
“This month is all about helping students hone their engineering, math and science skills.,” says Cheryl Adkins, program director for YouthQuest. “For example, we have a great activity that challenges students to build a city skyline using the value of pi.”
Other creative activities include:
To extend learning at home, parents can do the following:
YouthQuest is made possible through the generous support of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and 21st Century Community Learning Centers.