On our first day back in the HRH Space Health Lab students discussed the most important item they'd need if stranded on another planet. A great start to 2021-2022 and an exciting day to welcome back volunteers! @hendricks.org #QuakersImagine
about 2 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
Students in HRH Space Health Lab
We need you! Help students with fun hands-on learning at The Imagination Lab. Learn more and sign up at "Volunteer @ The Lab" on our website (https://www.plainfield.k12.in.us/o/the-imagination-lab)
about 2 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
Making popup cards
Summer Odyssey Camps are underway! Students in grades 4-6 are learning 3D Printing, Video Game Design, and Weather Forecasting and the Green Screen. #quakersimagine
4 months ago, Sara Miller
Kids and 3D printer
Spring harvest! On Friday, students from Mrs. Colgan' s class (who planted the seeds in April) picked 5 lbs each of spinach, turnips, and radishes and took them home to enjoy with their families. Happy summer, students!
4 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
students harvesting turnips
Happy Earth Day from The Imagination Lab! Our spring garden is sprouting up quickly. #quakersimagine
5 months ago, Sara Miller
garden
Summer Odysseys are back! One-day camps in June for PCSC students entering 1st through 6th grade in 2021-2022. Look for flyers in student folders by the end of this week. Check out our website https://www.plainfield.k12.in.us/o/the-imagination-lab for more information.
6 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
summer camp logo
Sunshine and sails! Thank you to our amazing custodial staff for bringing color back to The Learning Garden. We are looking forward to spring planting starting April 5. #QuakersImagine
6 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
Sails in The Learning Garden
ROSE Nominations are now being accepted! Find all the details and the online form here: https://www.plainfield.k12.in.us/article/404326
7 months ago, PCSC
2021 ROSE Nominations now open
A view of The Learning Garden this snowy morning. So many questions it raises - What direction did the wind blow last night? What time was this picture taken? What is happening to the strawberry plants under the snow? What questions (or answers!) do you have? #QuakersImagine
7 months ago, Tracy Ballinger
2/16/2021 view of Learning Garden
From inside the pages of a book, fourth-grade students learn about the abstract artist Kandinsky who had the inherited trait, synesthesia. He could hear colors as sounds. #quakersimagine
8 months ago, Sara Miller
VRgoggles
Students returned to The Imagination Lab this week for a new semester of Odysseys. 3rd Graders are exploring mindfulness through virtual reality. #quakersimagine
8 months ago, Sara Miller
KidwithVirtualRealityGoggles
Using a block of wood to represent a shoe (poised to squish an ant by a boy in the book "Hey, Little Ant") 2nd grade students tested their ant protector prototype, which they created using Design Thinking steps.
11 months ago, Sara Miller
Kidwithblock
1st Graders wrapped up their first Wellbeing & Digitize Odyssey today. After reading the book, The Color Monster, they used iPads to tell Blue Bot how to move to various emotions, recording their algorithms on game boards. #quakersimagine
about 1 year ago, Sara Miller
girlwithipad
Please join us for the next Quaker Conversations event! October 5th, 6 pm at the Administration Building (985 Longfellow Drive). This is a great opportunity to ask questions of our School Board and administrators. More details will be shared as we approach the date.
about 1 year ago, PCSC
Quaker Conversations, Oct 5 at 6 pm
On Tuesday, Mrs. Schwanekamp's class learned how to make pop-up cards on their Odyssey to The Imagination Lab. For Patriot's Day they gave cards to First Responders created using their new skill. Never Forget. #QuakersImagine
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
pop-up card
pop-up card
pop-up card
Students with thank you cards
Kindergarten students from Central Elementary experienced their first Imagination Lab Odyssey today! #quakersimagine
about 1 year ago, Sara Miller
girl with color wheel
2nd Graders investigated seeds and plants today! Each child took home a kit to germinate a seed. #quakersimagine
about 1 year ago, Sara Miller
girl with tweezer and seeds
5th grade students enjoyed some outdoor time in The Learning Garden last week on a break from their Invent Odyssey. We wrap up the first round of 3rd and 5th grade Odysseys this week. #quakersimagine
about 1 year ago, Sara Miller
Kids looking at garden
And hopefully here is the artwork and artist!
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger
Artwork
This year, students walk into The Imagination Lab to see a new painting. Guests at the dedication ceremony in 2018 added thumbprints and our very own Sara Miller turned it into a work of art!
about 1 year ago, Tracy Ballinger