Lexham West Hartford Grant: Science Mike
- School Year: 2023-2024
- Applicants: Dawn Hyland, Lead Applicant and Alison Collins
- School: Charter Oak
- Subjects: Music, Science, STEAM
Mike Caouette will visit the first grade students at Charter Oak International Academy for two (2) sessions to provide hands-on, inquiry-based lessons and activities aligned with WHPS science curriculum. Mike will work with the first grade teaching lessons related to specific science topics and help students better understand abstract concepts by using real world examples and hands-on activities. Students will participate in experiential learning on topics that align with the grade level science unit Light and Sound. Lessons during these sessions will be based around CT Science Curriculum Standards , Next Generation Science Standards, as well as a focus on Inquiry that emphasizes problem solving and process skills to foster a greater interest in science. After participating in these science sessions with Mike Caouette, students will have a greater understanding of the larger science concepts and will develop key skills through these hands-on experiences.