Students cross disciplines at Camp Explore

By Brook Joyner and Sam Oldenburg
Jackson Braun watches as Sarah Pannell drips colored water onto shaving cream for an experiment in Science Tuesday, June 6. The students learned about the types of clouds and have been recording the weather each day. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Jackson Braun watches as Sarah Pannell drips colored water onto shaving cream for an experiment in Science Tuesday, June 6. The students learned about the types of clouds and have been recording the weather each day. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Danika Miller (left) and Itzli Perez paint trees during Art Tuesday, June 6. The class learned different watercolor techniques and used them to create their own landscapes. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Danika Miller (left) and Itzli Perez paint trees during Art Tuesday, June 6. The class learned different watercolor techniques and used them to create their own landscapes. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Grant Willis works with Language Arts teacher Mary Evans on a class project Tuesday, June 6. After reading a story, students completed one of four different creative projects. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Grant Willis works with Language Arts teacher Mary Evans on a class project Tuesday, June 6. After reading a story, students completed one of four different creative projects. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Mckinley Heard  (left) laughs with classmate Natalia Kantosky during Math Tuesday, June 6 at Camp Explore. Students moved between several stations in the class, including reading books related to the things they were learning. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)

Mckinley Heard (left) laughs with classmate Natalia Kantosky during Math Tuesday, June 6 at Camp Explore. Students moved between several stations in the class, including reading books related to the things they were learning. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)

Sarah Pannell learns how to make balloon animals during Clowning on Tuesday, June 6. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Sarah Pannell learns how to make balloon animals during Clowning on Tuesday, June 6. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Caroline Wimpee shows off her project in Language Arts Tuesday, June 6. After reading a folk tale, students chose from four different activities to complete. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Caroline Wimpee shows off her project in Language Arts Tuesday, June 6. After reading a folk tale, students chose from four different activities to complete. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Morgan Jones laughs with her classmates during Math on Tuesday, June 6. After an introduction, Students worked with teacher Allison Bemiss to complete an experiment and record data. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Morgan Jones laughs with her classmates during Math on Tuesday, June 6. After an introduction, Students worked with teacher Allison Bemiss to complete an experiment and record data. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Kenny Chen (from left), Henry Hulan, and Konnor Andrew measure the circumference of a balloon filled with carbon dioxide from a bottle of Sprite Tuesday, June 6 during Math at Camp Explore (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)

Kenny Chen (from left), Henry Hulan, and Konnor Andrew measure the circumference of a balloon filled with carbon dioxide from a bottle of Sprite Tuesday, June 6 during Math at Camp Explore (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)

Caroline Wimpee (from left), Reece Salyer, and Asa Bratcher watch the reaction between Pop Rocks and soda during Math Tuesday, June 6. The experiment brought science and math together by teaching the students about chemical reactions and how to measure circumference. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Caroline Wimpee (from left), Reece Salyer, and Asa Bratcher watch the reaction between Pop Rocks and soda during Math Tuesday, June 6. The experiment brought science and math together by teaching the students about chemical reactions and how to measure circumference. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Art teacher Kaylynne Jones reads a book about the seasons to her class Tuesday, June 6. After hearing the story, students chose one of the four seasons and painted a tree to go with it. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Art teacher Kaylynne Jones reads a book about the seasons to her class Tuesday, June 6. After hearing the story, students chose one of the four seasons and painted a tree to go with it. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Braydon Thompson (left) and Caroline Powers practice juggling during Clowning on Tuesday, June 6. The students started with scarves before attempting to juggle with balls. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Braydon Thompson (left) and Caroline Powers practice juggling during Clowning on Tuesday, June 6. The students started with scarves before attempting to juggle with balls. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Grant Willis raises his hand to volunteer during Math class on Tuesday, June 6. Students helped mix Pop Rocks with soda and observed the chemical reaction. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Grant Willis raises his hand to volunteer during Math class on Tuesday, June 6. Students helped mix Pop Rocks with soda and observed the chemical reaction. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Reece Salyer (left) and Asa Bratcher complete an experiment during Science class Tuesday, June 6. After learning about the different types of clouds, students made their own clouds and rain using shaving cream, water, and food coloring. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Reece Salyer (left) and Asa Bratcher complete an experiment during Science class Tuesday, June 6. After learning about the different types of clouds, students made their own clouds and rain using shaving cream, water, and food coloring. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Claire Boggess (from left), Bella Robertson, and Brody Baker measure a string they used to calculate the circumference of a balloon filled with carbon dioxide from Diet Coke Tuesday, June 6 during Math at Camp Explore. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)

Claire Boggess (from left), Bella Robertson, and Brody Baker measure a string they used to calculate the circumference of a balloon filled with carbon dioxide from Diet Coke Tuesday, June 6 during Math at Camp Explore. (Photo by Sam Oldenburg)

"Miss Information" teaches students about chemical reactions using dry ice Wednesday, June 7. Each student had the chance to make the cup fly into the air by putting it in a container of dry ice with help from the guest speaker. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

“Miss Information” teaches students about chemical reactions using dry ice Wednesday, June 7. Each student had the chance to make the cup fly into the air by putting it in a container of dry ice with help from the guest speaker. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Jackson Braun plays with the slime he made as part of a guest scientist's presentation on Wednesday, June 7. Students combined substances to learn about different types of chemical reactions. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Jackson Braun plays with the slime he made as part of a guest scientist’s presentation on Wednesday, June 7. Students combined substances to learn about different types of chemical reactions. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Ben Brown (left) and Dom Ramirez  work together on an experiment during Science Tuesday, June 6. The class learned about the different types of clouds and what causes rain. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Ben Brown (left) and Dom Ramirez work together on an experiment during Science Tuesday, June 6. The class learned about the different types of clouds and what causes rain. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Art teacher Kaylynne Jones shows her class different watercolor techniques by combining paint with crayons and tissue paper Tuesday, June 6. After the demonstration, students tried the techniques themselves by painting trees. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

Art teacher Kaylynne Jones shows her class different watercolor techniques by combining paint with crayons and tissue paper Tuesday, June 6. After the demonstration, students tried the techniques themselves by painting trees. (Photo by Brook Joyner)

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