Summit Pi Day Challenge
Algebra 1 students celebrated Pi Day with a treat during class. They also decided to celebrate St. Pius as their saint for the day. The lesson for the day included a special Pi challenge: With objects (find them or make your own, but no drawings), estimate Pi to three decimal places. Remember Pi is the Circumference divided by the Diameter. Use measuring devices, preferably tape or rulers with mm. The winner of this challenge was award $3.14
Hands-On science and High Energy Exercise Make for a Full Day!
Summit Academy students in 1st through 6th grade recently traveled to the Palouse for a field trip. The morning was spent at the Palouse Discover Science Center where they were able to learn about many science principles through hands-on play. The students learned where heat commonly escapes from our homes with a heat-camera model. Other hands-on exhibits included an anti-gravity mirror, a life-size operating room model and gyro chair. The students were able to spend an ho