NISD STEM Students Host Annual Pumpkin Chunkin’
PHOTO: STEM students launch pumpkins using student-designed trebuchets at the third annual pumpkin chunkin,’ October 30.
On October 30, NISD’s Academy of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics students hosted the third annual pumpkin chunkin’ at the district’s Outdoor Learning Center. Each grade level designed challenges, and the final round included student-made trebuchets. The STEM academy offers a unique classroom experience by incorporating cross-curricular projects and authentic learning experiences such as this that are not part of a traditional classroom. To see posts and pictures from the event, use #nisdolc.