VAMPY 2014 Recap: Mesopotamia, Egg Drop and Chemicals
Welcome parents and guests to The Daily Update! Each day we will post the classes we took pictures of right below a brief summary of the day (like you see below)! If you did not see your child today, keep checking in, as we will be taking pictures of different classes each day throughout the […]
Advanced Investigations in Chemistry: Welcome!
The students and teachers are off to a quick start here at VAMPY 2014 in the Advanced Investigations in Chemistry class. The goal of our class is to cover concepts that are not typically taught in an introductory chemistry class and to use an investigative approach where students will experience what chemists do in a […]
Counselor’s Corner: The First Full Day of #VAMPY14 is in the Books!
Yesterday, the campers arrived on campus for the first day of VAMPY 2014! Today, however, was the first full day the campers would experience. The day was off to an early start as everyone enjoyed breakfast at 8am at the Fresh Food Company in the Downing Student Union. Then it was off to class where […]
Teacher’s Talk: VAMPY MakerSpace – Day 1
I wanted to start by introducing myself. My name is Stephanie Ghee and I am the teacher’s assistant for VAMPY MakerSpace this year. Day 1 has already been a great success. We started off by discussing prior interests as well as the student’s interests. All the students vary in their experience and interests, which has been great […]
Teacher’s Talk: Problems You Have Never Solved Before – Day 1
To welcome VAMPY Campers to our class, “Problems You Have Never Solved Before,” campers were presented with their first challenge: a scavenger hunt to find Catherine! This scavenger hunt required campers to solve a series of puzzles in order to receive a clue about the next location. Collectively, campers had to put together their clues in […]