Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Hogwarts Express

Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead: Hogwarts Express

Date(s) & Location(s):
July 8 - 12, 2024 in Durham, NC
July 15 - 19, 2024 in Durham, NC
Grades Eligible:
Rising  5th 6th
Course Description:

This course is designed to bring to life the joy of Hogwarts for Harry Potter enthusiasts through the exploration of several important S.T.E.A.M. topics. Throughout the week, students will explore a wide range of ideas from many different branches of science and math, including big concepts from physics, astronomy, botany, animal science, chemistry, and more. Students will enhance their academic studies through quintessential Hogwarts experiences, such as house sorting, wand making, quidditch matches — and even visits with live Owls. Each day, students will be engaged in collaborative, hands-on projects that allow them to deeply explore and interact with S.T.E.A.M. ideas, processes, and problems. Students will actively work through experiments and investigations to explore the mathematical and scientific concepts behind them. 

Michelle Flach
About The Instructor:

My name is Michelle Flach. I am married and have two wonderful daughters who live in the Triangle area. We moved to Northeastern North Carolina about 19 years ago and I have been in the education field for 27 years. I’ve taught in Virginia and North Carolina. I have taught kindergarten through middle school. Previous teaching in general education and special education. I have been a Director of Student Support Services and Special Education. I’m currently an elementary AIG Facilitator split between two schools. I love inspiring students to never stop learning.