The rain poured, and the wind blew, pulling houses from their foundation. What naturally takes place during a hurricane, occurred during a hurricane simulation in one Eastchester Middle School classroom.
The sixth-grade STEM students completed their Hurricane House unit with Tom Boissonnault and John Blaser this week.
"They find out about hurricanes, how they form and how they affect houses," said Blaser. "Then they apply what they have learned and build. The most valuable part of the project is afterward when the students analyze their construction method, whether it worked and what they would do differently next time."
The students worked in groups and revised ...Read the rest of this post