## Warrenton Blog

### This Week at Summer Camp: Olympics - Part 2!

Aug 6, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week at summer camp was part two of our Olympics based activities! The sports we focused on this week were swimming and volleyball. Students expanded their knowledge on how math is used in sports, and participated in more Olympic activities, includin..

### This Week at Summer Camp: Olympics - Part 1!

Jul 30, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week at summer camp we dove into Olympics-based activities to explore how math and sports are intertwined! The sports we focused on this week were soccer and gymnastics. Students learned about how angles, force, and dimensions are used in both of the..

### This Week at Summer Camp: Vehicles!

Jul 23, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week we learned about building rockets and cars. Students learned about the necessary math involved in launching while building their own rocket and launcher. On the next day of this week’s camp, students applied their simple machine knowledge to bui..

### This Week at Summer Camp: Geometry!

Jul 16, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week at summer camp we used geometry to get creative in our three-dimensional world, building on what they learned last week about art using two-dimensional sheets of paper! Students used tangrams to make real life images and shapes on a flat surface..

### This Week at Summer Camp: Art!

Jul 9, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week we explored how math relates to art! Students learned how to create different origami designs, while observing how they require knowledge of symmetry, shapes, and proportions. Students then learned how to create art using a compass, which is a g..

### This Week at Summer Camp: Simple Machines!

Jul 2, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week at summer camp, we learned all about the function and use of simple machines! Students explored the six different types of simple machines and how they can make difficult tasks easier. Students were then able to create and present a Rube Goldber..

### This Week at Summer Camp: Forensics - Part 2!

Jun 25, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week at summer camp, we extended our forensics skills into a coding activity! Students had the chance to crack another escape room, with this week’s escape room focusing around code. To wrap up our discussions and activities on forensics across these..

### This Week of Summer Camp: Forensics - Part 1!

Jun 18, 2020 | Warrenton Blog

This week at summer camp we explored the science and math of forensics! Students learned all about types of evidence and how it is found and used. There was also an online escape room that allowed students to use their forensics skills to solve clues to e..