Live From Roper

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Since our eLearning Live! lessons were so helpful in 2021, we are continuing them as free “Live From Roper” offerings. Connect with our science specialist via Zoom multiple times for new lessons changing every four weeks. Lessons are 30 minutes and are unique, engaging, and based on South Carolina and national standards. We encourage multiple virtual visits!

Specifics include:

  • 10-15 minute live demonstration by a Roper Mountain Science Center specialist
  • Reflection time to ask questions or offer comments about the activity via chat
  • Total connection time of 30 minutes
  • Expanded times at 9:00am for an entire grade level.
*please note: teachers are required to be logged in with their students

2nd Grade

Landforms of Earth Come explore Earth's landforms and bodies of water with us. We will cover different landforms and locations of water on Earth. Students will create their own map including landforms and water.
2-ESS2-2
September 13, 20, 27

Landscape Shapes Part 2 Join us as we discover where water can be found on Earth. We will discuss how water is one of the only substances that can be commonly found on Earth in solid, liquid, and gas state.
2-ESS2-3
October 4, 11

To register, please complete the following:

  • enter the quantity for the number of students in your class. This FREE “purchase” reserves seats for your students in the session and allows us to know how many participants to expect
  • a minimum of 10 students is required to register for a session
  • once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details about the event
  • you will receive a second email containing the link prior to the event
  • if you are not viewing this lesson in class with your students, it is the teacher’s responsibility to share this link with your students
  • Please note: teachers are required to be logged in with their students.
Deadline for registration is four days prior to the date of the session for which you are registering.
Because of our ticketing software, you may receive tickets by email. Please disregard them.

For questions about registration, contact Amy Buckmaster at abuckmaster@greenville.k12.sc.us.

3rd Grade

Balancing Forces Discover the power of gravity as we investigate the motion of an object.
3-PS2-1
September 14, 21, 28

Magic of Magnets Students will discover how magnets can be used to solve problems in everyday life. They will observe how the size of the force changes depending on the properties of the objects.
3-PS2-4
October 5, 12

To register, please complete the following:

  • enter the quantity for the number of students in your class. This FREE “purchase” reserves seats for your students in the session and allows us to know how many participants to expect
  • a minimum of 10 students is required to register for a session
  • once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details about the event
  • you will receive a second email containing the link prior to the event
  • if you are not viewing this lesson in class with your students, it is the teacher’s responsibility to share this link with your students
  • Please note: teachers are required to be logged in with their students.
Deadline for registration is four days prior to the date of the session for which you are registering.
Because of our ticketing software, you may receive tickets by email. Please disregard them.

For questions about registration, contact Amy Buckmaster at abuckmaster@greenville.k12.sc.us.

4th Grade

Behaviors of Light Investigate light behaviors, including reflection and refraction, through novel objects
4.P.4A.4, 4.P.4A.5
September 15, 22, 29

Pitch & Volume Join us for exciting demos: investigate vibrations, pitch, and volume in new and interesting ways.
4.P.4B.1, 4.P.4B.2
October 6, 13

To register, please complete the following:

  • enter the quantity for the number of students in your class. This FREE “purchase” reserves seats for your students in the session and allows us to know how many participants to expect
  • a minimum of 10 students is required to register for a session
  • once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details about the event
  • you will receive a second email containing the link prior to the event
  • if you are not viewing this lesson in class with your students, it is the teacher’s responsibility to share this link with your students
  • Please note: teachers are required to be logged in with their students.
Deadline for registration is four days prior to the date of the session for which you are registering.
Because of our ticketing software, you may receive tickets by email. Please disregard them.

For questions about registration, contact Amy Buckmaster at abuckmaster@greenville.k12.sc.us.

5th Grade

Properties of Materials   Join us as we observe different mystery objects and use their properties to identify them.
5-PS1-3
September 16, 23, 30

Slime Time! Join us as we mix substances to determine if they result in new substances.
5-PS1-4
October 7, 14

To register, please complete the following:

  • enter the quantity for the number of students in your class. This FREE “purchase” reserves seats for your students in the session and allows us to know how many participants to expect
  • a minimum of 10 students is required to register for a session
  • once registered, you will receive a confirmation email with details about the event
  • you will receive a second email containing the link prior to the event
  • if you are not viewing this lesson in class with your students, it is the teacher’s responsibility to share this link with your students
  • Please note: teachers are required to be logged in with their students.
Deadline for registration is four days prior to the date of the session for which you are registering.
Because of our ticketing software, you may receive tickets by email. Please disregard them.

For questions about registration, contact Amy Buckmaster at abuckmaster@greenville.k12.sc.us.