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Susan Graulty

Susan Graulty

GATE/VAPA Coordinator

(831) 786-2100

ext. 2144


Origami Activity: Flapping Bird

Pause the video after each step to follow along as you create your flapping bird.

Origami Activity: Jumping Frogs

First make your rectangular paper into a square like this:

origami paper

Then follow the directions in this video.  Enjoy!

Teacher and Family Resources

PVUSD 3rd Grade Field Trip Opportunity: Postponed!

Students engage in the engineering process as they build a Newton's Cradle!  To sign up your third grade call, call Darren at 831.515.2752

     NGSS Field Trip flyer

GATE STEAM Night, September 2019


Students using Depth and Complexity Icons

GATE STEAM Night, December 2018

STEAM Night Engineering ActivityBreak Out BoxMath Activity












Engineering, Math and Break Out Challenges

A Selection of GATE Strategies

Appropriate strategies for gifted students include (but are not limited to):

GATE Liaison Forum Resources 

GATE Resource Links

STEAM Night Activities

Fliphunt: Find Someone Who...

Click on a picture below to watch a Fliphunt video.  A Fliphunt is a scavenger hunt where you record a video for each item on your list.   Fliphunt video    Fliphunt video 2

Paper Bridge Experiment with Flipgrid

Check out the Flipgrid videos students made in collaboration with their groups to document their Paper Bridge experiment. (Click on a thumbnail to view.)

Khriss R.  Kenzie S  Team K.A.N.Z  team people

DOK Resources