Nathaniel Rochester Community SchoolSTEM Magnet ProgramNathaniel Rochester Community School (NRCS), a school in transformation, is supported through a School Improvement Grant (SIG) from NYS ED.Through our NYS School Improvement Grant, Nathaniel Rochester Community School is working to...
Provide a K-8 articulation of STEM enhanced curriculum to support college & career readiness
Integrate career pathway exploration in the STEM and Information Technology career clusters for grades 6-8.Supplement CCLS Modules with hands-on inquiry materials and enhanced thematic classroom resources.Integrate community partnerships to support STEM/IT focus.
Offer engaging enrichment, with a strong focus on STEM/IT, for a minimum of 90 minutes for all students to strengthen and extend core learning.STEM is....ScienceThe study of the natural worldThe Study of why and how things happenTechnologyStudy of the man made world
Product made by humans to meet a want or need. A chair is technology and so is a shoe.
Any product created to solve a problem can be regarded as technology
EngineeringHow Something is madeHow something worksUtilizing materials and forces of nature for the benefit of mankindThe design process students use to solve problemsMathThe science of patterns and relationshipsThe language of numbers, shapes and quantitiesThe language for teaching science and engineering
At NRCS, our Staff focuses on STEM as an approach to teaching and learning that integrates the content and skills of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
- Integration...learning that blends STEM with ELA, Social Studies, Art, Music, and Physical Education
- Student engagement for all students through hands-on learning
- Real World Connections
- Reading and writing to learn more about the STEM topic.
NRCS STEM Magnet School Goals