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OCPS STUDENTS ARE INTERNET SAFE AND INTERNET SMART!

TO INTERLAND

AND BEYOND!

3rd Grade Engineers CLICK-IT, Design Landmarks 

OCNJ DAILY: Click to Read

GOOGLE Augmented Reality Visits Primary School

PRESS OF AC: Click to Read

A Makerspace Built by Elementary School Students

Edutopia: Click to read

Makerspaces offer unique opportunities for students to create

AC PRESS: Click to read

OC LIFE 21 Completes First 'Makerspace" LEGO-Lab at OCPS

OCNJ Daily: Click to read

Ocean City Primary School Puts a Twist on March Madness

OCNJ Daily: Click to read

Ocean City Primary students talk with NASA Engineer

Ocean City Gazette: Click to read

Robots and Coding; Ocean City Primary School

OCNJ Daily: Click to read

Ocean City Primary School students explore virtual reality

Ocean City Gazette: Click to read

Kindergartners Coding in New Ocean City School District Class 

Cape May Herald: Click to read

Coding Is Child's Play At Ocean City Primary School

OC Patch: Click to read

Students play March Madness with 

a Twist

OC Gazette: Click to read

OC TECH in the NEWS!

OC TECH PROJECTS!!!

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Minecraft Education Edition is a great mathematics tool! Yup, that right...math! Design a zoo for 8 different types of animals and build them each a habitat! 

Crying Baby Project

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Little baby TImmy is upset...what cheers him up? BUBBLES! Design and print a bubble wand to turn this sad baby into a happy one. 

3D Printed Rockets!

LEGO-RACERS

Boys and girls...start your engines! Can you design a LEGO-Racer using the steps of the engineering process? Click on the LEGO-man above for more information. 

geOCity 

Steve and his wife Lucy want to move their family to a futuristic city. They have chosen a new 3D printed town called "Geocity" that is made up of amazing geometric buildings. Click on the image above to learn more about the project. 

Who will be the kings/queens of code?
2nd and 3rd graders tee off in a computer programming competition. Click on the image to see more!
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BUILD A SPACE STATION

The International Space Station orbits the earth 16 times a day and is longer than a football field. Can you redesign and build a new space station? 

GREEN SCREEN

The power of GREEN! Learn about green screen technology and how it is used to create amazing videos. Almost all of the block-buster hits that we love use green screens to create sets and amazing special effects!

SNOW PLOW Challenge

LEGO TOWER

CHALLENGE

Ocean City is looking to build the tallest tower in the state. Can you design and build a tower that is extremely tall, but still stable? 

THE GRINCH PROJECT

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OC TECH VIDEOS

COMPUTER SCIENCE AT THE TECH LAB

What is the OC TECH Lab all about? 

NASA's Journey to Mars Rocket Challenge

LEGO SPACE PLAN by the OC LIFE 21 Club

VERBS GREEN SCREEN VIDEO PROJECT

TECH Lab Daily 

DIGITAL ART

Students in kindergarten design digital sand art on their chromebooks! Super fun and a great way to practice fine motor skills on the trackpad. 

PAPER AIRPLANE DESIGN

Students compete in the first ever OCPS Paper Wings Challenge!

Design a paper airplane that can stay in the air as long as possible! Students can attempt as many builds as they want over a 6 week span! 

LEGO MOSAICS!

Students designed their very own LEGO mosaic as we learned about different art forms. Mosaic art is popular in major cities like Philadelphia. This student designed a ghost for Halloween! 

CATAPULTS!

Students designed Catapults as they learned about elastic force and step by step instruction manuals. These launchers were built from popsicle sticks, spoons and elastic bands. 

Marine Life! 

Students had an up-close look at local sea life from our very own bayside center. Students saw a green crab and a seahorse! SO COOL! Thank you Mr. Zammitt for letting us babysit the sea creatures! 

3 Little Pigs Design Challenge

Students designed houses for Steve (Lego guy) who is a good friend of the 3 little pigs. Then they tested the strength of their homes against the big bad wolf...a giant fan!

DOODLE FOR GOOGLE!

Students designed "Doodles for Google" around the theme of kindness. Logan's design is pictured here. He shows kindness by thanking our firefighters. Awesome job! 

3rd grade films writing! 

Student wrote a "verbs" poem and performed it in our green screen studio. Next students will learn to edit their video to change their background, add a title and incorporate music!

Kindergarten CODES!!

Kindergarten begins their coding unit during computer science education week! Today they wrote code to help BB8 the STAR WARS robot! Double thumbs up from this guy.  

DATA COLLECTION

2nd Grade collects information on their LEGO cars. Students weighed their cars in grams and organized the data using a Google sheet. Next students will race and time their cars to create a graph. 

LEGO ENGINEERING!!

2nd Grade engineers LEGO racers to determine whether heavy or light cars travel faster down a ramp. They used the engineering process: PLAN, BUILD, TEST, COLLECT INFO, MAKE IT BETTER!

3D Holiday Ornaments

2nd Grade designs holiday ornaments using computer assisted design. Students learn about geometric shapes, measurement, and rotations! They will be printed on a 3D printer...so cool!

International Coding 

3RD Grade students in LIfe 21 Club compete in the Wonder Workshop International Coding Contest! This year the contest is tied to recycling and waste. 

WINDCAR TESTING!

3RD Grade students designed and built windcars using the engineering process. Here, students prepare to test and analyze their designs. 

COMPUTER ASSISTED DESIGN

2nd Graders practice using computer assisted design as they gear up for the GRINCH PROJECT! Students will design and print holiday ornaments! 

BRAINSTORMING (On Windows)

3rd Grade students 

begin the brainstorming stage of the engineering process for their LEGO wind cars! There is something extra fun about drawing on windows!  

Renewable Energy Engineering

3rd Grade students 

learn about renewable and nonrenewable resources as they gear up to design their very own wind powered LEGO car! Jack is designing his car on the dry erase table! 

Kindergarten in the LAB!

Kindergarten students hit the TECH lab for the very first time! Students begin with fundamental computing skills. Keo is seen here manipulating the mouse for the very first time! 

Preschool CODES!

Our PRE-K students were introduced to coding when they explored sequencing with our NEW Kod-a-pillars! Thank you PTA for your support.

DIGITAL ROBOT BOARD

2nd and 3rd graders compete on our final's board, a projected interactive robotics board. The board moves spins and glides as the students program their robots. 

Kindergarten hits LEGO LAB!

Kindergarten made it's way to the LEGO lab for the first time ever! They learned about measurement, steps of design and most importantly teamwork! 

3D printed earrings!

1st graders gear up for Mother's Day by designing their very own jewelry using CAD and our 3D printing fleet. A huge thanks to the Ocean City Education Foundation for our Lulzbot Printer! 

PATCH TO SPACE!!!!

Congrats to Hannah and Delaney of Mrs. Libro's class! Their mission patch will fly to the International Space Station aboard mission 13! How cool is that!?

MARCH MADNESS!!! CODING!

March madness coding tournament kicks off! Students program robots to move around a board and collect points. Angles measurement and estimation are crucial concepts in this coding game.

Pre-K Codes Kodapillars!

Preschool learns sequencing thanks to our PTA donation of Kodapillars! Thank you PTA!!!!

The kiddos love them. 

Reader's Theatre in Studio!

Students perform a reader's theatre for their parents in the studio! The play covers the revolutionary war and how our country was founded. 

SEATTLE SPACE NEEDLE

The boys finish up the final section of the Seattle Space Needle. As you can see by the expression on their faces...they can't believe they actually got it to stand up!

Students Demo Green Screen 

Students demo our portable green screen for administrators and teachers at Techspo 2019. Our kiddos did an amazing job of explaining their knowledge and skills. 

3D Printed Jewelry 

First grade designs mother's day earrings using computer assisted design! This year students could draw a special picture and insert it into one hoop of the earring. Gigi drew a heart becuase "she loves her special person so much." 

TECHSPO! 

OCPS presents at TECHSPO! Students showcased the OC TECH LAB and our projects at Techspo in Atlantic City. We were so excited to meet the Commissioner of Education!

Doodle for Google!

Students are participating in the 2019 Doodle for Google Contest. This year's theme, "When I grow up, I hope..." Students have come up with some amazing ideas! WE LOVE GOOGLE! 

NASA PATCH DESIGN 

3rd grade students design their mission patches, one of which will actually fly to the International Space Station! SO COOL! Students learn about graphic design and layering images. 

DESIGN PLANNING

1st grade learns the important stage of the design process...planning. Students here plan a LEGO-zip line using the stages of: PLAN BUILD TEST IMPROVE! 

LIFE 21 Skyscrapers!  

Students proudly finish thier LEGO replica of the Willis (Sears) Tower. Next, Students will research the landmark in order to learn about the building's history, development and use.  

VERB VIDEOS!

Third grade students create verb videos. Students wrote scripts using action verbs in order to create a short video clip promoting movement. Then, they performed their work in our production studio. 

LEGO LANDMARKS!

Life 21 Club members design and build LEGO replicaas of famous city skyscrapers. They will be presented at this years TECHSPO in Atlantic City NJ!

GREEN SCREEN!

2nd grade writes "about me" scripts and records introduction videos for their websites using our green screen! 

THANK YOU PTA!

Student love our brand new headphones donated by our PTA! Thank you for your continued support of our TECH program. 

Minecraft!

Third grade students are designing their very own MInecraft zoo! Each animal needs a certain amount of area, so students are planning habitats using square units! 

ROBOTS! 

First uses their coding skills to control our classroom robot Dash! Students learn about algorithms, bugs, debugging, loops and action commands. 

Online Research

Students work together to research the International Space Station! Students learned about plagiarism and how to borrow information from other authors. 

LEGO SPACE STATION! 

Students design a module for our international space school! They designed and created their section using a LEGO budget. 

OC TECH CLUBS

Ocean City Life 21 Club 

Design, invent, create for the world around you.

This year all Ocean City Schools are introducing the Life 21 Club, a club dedicated to engineering, creativity, innovation and design. Click on the image above to the club schedule. 

CREATE

FOR A CAUSE

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OC TECH FAVORITES

JIJI IS BACK!
STMath is a visual mathematics program that is super fun! Click on the icon above to visit. 

ST MATH WITH JIJI!

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Ocean City TECH Lab 

Ocean City Primary School

550 West Aveunue

Ocean City NJ, 08226

609-399-3191