Barker STEM Community Challenge "Gummy Bears in Space!"
Barker Middle School celebrated National Engineers Week 2023 with a STEM Community Challenge "Gummy Bears in Space!". Barker students and 4 sixth grade elementary schools competed against each other. Students were challenged to build a device to launch a gummy bear the longest distance AND accurately. Students competed in a Preliminary Round at their school ran by Barker STEM Teacher--Mrs. Hamann. Barker students competed in Preliminary Rounds also. Elite devices built by student engineering teams advanced to compete in a final round held in Barker's gym on Friday February 24th.