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STEM Seed immerses students in science

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STEM Seed teacher Stacy Campbell said during a recent study of density, the sixth-graders were asked to weigh themselves and then convert their weight into kilograms to determine their mass. Each student then took a turn slowly easing into a black cow trough with a tube drilled into the side — courtesy of Campbell’s father — to see how many liters of water flowed into another container connected to the trough. The liters of water pushed out of the trough equaled each student’s volume.

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