STEM Challenge - Trampolines - STEM Activities for Kids
Trampoline STEM Challenge The other day we took a field trip to the Museum of Science in Boston. They have an engineering workshop set up most mornings, which is always a lot of fun. This week the challenge was Extreme Trampolines. They provided trampoline bases, bands to make the structure, and fabric to clip on […]
STEM Engineering: Will building a tower with newspaper REALLY benefit my students?
You've probably noticed pictures of STEM engineering challenges floating around the teacher blog world recently, especially if you happen to be on Pinterest. There are so many pictures of plastic cup towers, coffee filter parachutes, and other cardboard contraptions. Perhaps you've plunged into the fun headfirst, or maybe you are still standing on the diving board wondering, "Will this really benefit my students?" Read this post to learn 8 reasons STEM challenges are beneficial for students…
NASA Discovery and New Frontiers Programs
Educator Professional Development STEAM Video Playlists: Watch hours of educator STEM and STEAM professional development at your leisure. Eight video playlists show teachers how to bring some of the missions of NASA's Planetary Mission Program to your classroom or out-of-school program. Media includes "maker" videos that show how to lead students in mission design, engineering, and spacecraft exploration through art. STEM activities. STEAM activities. Engineering design.
30+ Awesome STEM Challenges for Kids (with Inexpensive or Recycled Materials!) - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Looking for STEM projects and challenges for kids? Building and engineering projects are awesome for developing thinking skills and encouraging the ability to design and create. The tough part, though, is that teachers often have to purchase the materia
Goldilocks and the Three Bears STEM Activity
A hands-on STEM story with a twist, where your students will have to design and create a new bed for Goldilocks. The STEM ActivityYour students will help Baby Bear build Goldilocks a new bed of her own!What are STEM Tales?STEM tales are a series of STEM challenges that are accessible for your younge...
STEM activity - Rapunzel Engineers an Escape STEM tale
STEM Activity for Kids - use a familiar fairy tale to work through the engineering design process. Rapunzel engineers an escape is perfect for your budding engineers in grades 1-3. Ask Imagine Plan Create Improve | Meredith Anderson STEM Activities
Engineering Design Process
Free interactive flip book to plan out every step of the engineering design process. The flip book has a cover page, definition page, and blank student page for each step: Ask, Imagine, Plan, Create, and Improve. Includes an engineering design process poster. This free resource can be used with Si...
Free Award-Winning Critical Thinking Puzzles!
FREE Award-Winning Critical Thinking Puzzles! Sign Up Today! Delivered weekly to your inbox. Choose PreK – Grade 8. Can your child figure out the answer(s)?
STEM Activities for Kids with #2 Pencils
This collection of STEM Activities for Kids with #2 Pencils includes tower building, shape construction, and number creating.