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THE FUTURE IS HERE: Students make Tri-Central STEM lab buzz

THE FUTURE IS HERE: Students make Tri-Central STEM lab buzz

Written by David

February 8, 2019

9-year-old Isabelle Harrison, center, a third grader at Tri Central Elementary, laughs with 11-year-old TC fifth grader Christopher Sluka, right, after touching his hand and making piano sounds, while 10-year-old TC fourth grader Emily Partlow and Harrison’s mom Mary Harrison look on. Sluka and Partlow used a program called Makey Makey to create music using the flow of electricty through circuits hooked up to bananas or potatoes. Kelly Lafferty Gerber | Kokomo Tribune Kelly Lafferty Gerber Making music with fruits and vegetables is pretty impressive. Equally so is watching a piggy bank intricately come to life with a 3D printer. But probably the most impressive thing at Tri-Central Elementary Thursday night, inside and outside the bustling classrooms during the school’s STEM lab open house, up and down the hallways where a drone buzzed through the air near a crowded Lego robotics table, was the level of confidence and knowledge […]


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