Tag Archives: Middle School

YAT & StartStrong Indy Freeze at Central Library

On Saturday February 11th, Young Actors Theatre and StartStrong Indy presented the theatrical performance “Don’t u luv me?” to raise awareness about teen dating violence. Below, watch their pre-show improvisational freeze performed in Central Library’s Atrium. A special Thank You … Continue reading

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St. Thomas Research Visit

6th grade students from St. Thomas Aquinas visited the Learning Curve today to research a class project on countries of the world. In addition to checking out books, they also used two kids’ databases available for free via IMCPL’s Just … Continue reading

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YAT & the Learning Curve invite you to…

Young Actors Theatre @ Central Library’s Clowes Auditorium Saturday, January 7th Rapunzel @ 11 a.m. (Kidz) A modern twist of a classic fairy-tale! See the classic characters Rapunzel and Mother Gothol and get to know new characters Queen Furaday and … Continue reading

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St. Pius X school visit…

Students from St. Pius X Catholic School visited the Learning Curve on October 4th. In addition to an introduction to our student research databases, they also did an animation activity using Pivot Animator. Check out some of the results of … Continue reading

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Todd Academy visit…

On September 30th & October 3rd, students from the Todd Academy visited the Learning Curve to research topics as diverse as 3-D animation, guinea pig care, healthy living, and many more. Then, they broadcast their reports via the podcasts below.

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Let’s Go Legos!

Make a car at the Learning Curve’s Lego table!  First, assemble 4 wheels, 2 axles, lego blocks, motor, and gears.   Next, connect a crank to make your car go.  Click the “Play Now” link below to see examples.  Let’s … Continue reading

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Diary of a Bug!

Hear kids observations using the podcast player below!  In this activity there were 3 microscope stations and 3 insect habitats: ladybugs, ants and lightning bugs.

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Young Actors Theatre – Teenz

YAT Teenz created informational postcards from across the globe, using the World Geography database available at IMCPL’s Just for Kids / Homework page. (Hint: look on the right column of the page.) Check out their results below.

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Outside the Curve: New Questions!

Today, students from Park Tudor visited, along with exchange students from Spain & Puerto Rico. As part of their activities, they recorded questions for the ongoing Outside the Curve project with students in Paraguay. Listen to some of their questions … Continue reading

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Every Class A Podcast!

Today at the Learning Curve, 7th graders from Heritage Builders learned about IMCPL’s Just For Kids webpage and INSPIRE Indiana’s Virtual Library.  Play the podcast below to hear the students’ book reviews.

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