Category Archives: Tech Warriors

24 Apr
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Little Learning Warriors See Energy

The Little Learning Warriors learned about the light spectrum using refractor glasses!  The students learned that light is a form of energy and that our eyes cannot perceive every kind of light that is actually present.  Through the refractor glasses ...

16 Apr
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Hurricane in a Bowl

At Woolslair Elementary, the after school students used a hands-on activity to understand the winds and water of hurricanes while having fun playing with water, shaving cream, and food coloring to create their own “hurricane in a bowl”. In each ...

10 Apr
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Warriors Visit Baltimore

The Reading & Tech Warriors took a trip to Baltimore to visit a few important locations, both educational and historical. The Warriors began their trip at Morgan State University and were shown around the campus by a tour guide.  Starting ...

27 Mar
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Warrior Leaders Visit Covestro

Some of our Warrior leaders were taken to visit Covestro, the polymer manufacturing company of Bayer, to tour labs and meet with professionals of color. The main three Covestro professionals who presented to the students were Eric Giles, a Polymer ...

13 Mar
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Tasty Way to Learn about DNA

The Little Learning Warriors build DNA strands out of candy!  With help from the high school Tech Warriors, the elementary students were guided through building their DNA strands out of marshmallows, twizzlers, and toothpicks while learning that DNA is responsible ...

09 Jan
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Warriors Make their Escape!

    The Warriors worked together to solve puzzles and “Escape the Room” on East Carson Street for a team building day. The event was intended to increase their cooperation and group problem solving skills.  “Because the warriors always work ...
13 Dec
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Parents Join Students for STEM & Literacy Appreciation

Morrow and Woolslair elementary schools each held a STEM & literacy appreciation night, inviting parents to come and experience some of the activities their children, the Little Learning Warriors, have participated in during their afterschool program.  The activities were set ...

06 Dec
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Leaf Identification Collages

At Arlington and Woolslair Elementary, the Little Learning Warriors explored their natural surroundings and made leaf rubbings to examine the structure of leaves.  With the help of the Tech Warriors, the students identified different trees and created a collage of ...

14 Nov
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Lights On Afterschool

Neighborhood Learning Alliance and Bloomfield Garfield Corporation hosted Lights On Afterschool event at Pittsburgh Arsenal. Our event was part of an Allegheny County-wide effort hosted by APOST to showcase, advocate for, and celebrate the importance of afterschool programs for youth. ...

26 Oct
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Balloon Blow-Up

The Little Learning Warriors at Arlington Elementary took part in a STEM lesson, observing the chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar by using the reaction to blow up a balloon. The students were lead in a discussion about what ...

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