How to Make a Solar Oven
Learn how to make a solar powered oven out of a pizza box. Read on to understand what supplies you’ll need to bring this project to life.
Mystery Theme Logic Puzzles
Challenge your students to improve their higher-order thinking skills with these mystery theme grid logic puzzles! ************************************************************* BUY THE LOGIC PUZZLES BUNDLE AND SAVE 20% OR MORE! ************************************************************* There are 5 logic puzzles incl
Engineering Projects and Links for Homeschool
Do you have a curious, budding engineer? I have found some awesome links for Espresso (13) to use this year and in high school! As I searched, I also found great ideas for younger minds. (If you discover an outdated link, please leave a comment and let me know. Thanks!) Elementary Engineering Games (I have not downloaded all games nor have I tested all games.) 50 Fun Engineering Games Bridge Building Game Build It and Bust It - Building Bridges Engineering Activity Simple Machines - Learn…
Forms of Energy Activity FREEBIE
Students work collaboratively in this activity to discuss ways that we use different forms of energy in our everyday lives. Includes 24 open-ended task cards designed to help develop critical thinking skills and deepen understanding of the different forms of energy and how they can be used in a variety ways. This is a fantastic resource to facilitate a collaborative learning environment where students support the learning of their peers.
FIDGET SPINNERS IN THE CLASSROOM STEM PROJECT
Fidget spinners in the classroom is a hot topic. While many parents and teachers see the benefits of fidget spinners and their controlled use in the classroom, their popularity with students has led to some backlash - especially as many students have been using them as a toy and not a tool for focus. Put a Positive Spin on Fidget Spinners Regardless of your feelings about using fidget spinners in the classroom, I do think there is something there with the trend that educators should not…
Discover Turing Tumble, an interactive classroom activity that teaches hands-on coding, STEM lessons
Turing Tumble is a revolutionary new game where players build marble-powered computers to solve logic puzzles. It’s fun, addicting, and while you’re at it, you discover how computers work.
Escape Room Bundle - Middle School Science Distance Learning
The middle school science escape room bundle is a set of immersive experiences for your students It allows them to demonstrate their knowledge of many different science topics in a fun and engaging way. A Unique Escape Room Experience:Unlike many escape rooms, the teacher is in total control on wh...
TAME Engineering Adventure: Building with Biomimicry
Above, left: a robotic hand from the ScienceBuddies.org project Grasping With Straws. Above, top middle: Muscles of the Hand and Wrist, by Elisa Shorn, circa 1900, shared with a Creative Commons License by Heidelberg University. Above, top right: a robotic flower from the Curiosity Machine project Build a Blooming Flower. Above, bottom right: Hibiscus at […]
Science & STEM crystal growing lab hypothesis measuring 5th 6th 7th 8th jr high
Measuring liquids and solids, physical and chemical changes, and how to write a correct hypothesis has never been more fun! Your students will be spreading the word around campus about how cool your science class is! Not only do you cover important academic concepts, but your students get to create ...
The Best 3 Back to School STEM Icebreakers — Vivify STEM
Need a fun, easy team-building challenge for back to school? We have you covered with our favorite three back to school STEM icebreakers! Whether preschool or high school, read on for STEM activities and modifications to get your students moving and working together as a team!
Halloween Elephant Toothpaste Lab: Experiment with Exothermic Chemical Reactions
Explore, Investigate, and Discover the fun chemical reaction elephant toothpaste. Create a memorable scientific experience for Halloween or any time of year. This complete unit explores exothermic chemical reactions using the scientific method. Clear teacher guide, student pages, and video demonst...
Martin Luther King, Jr. STEM and STEAM Challenges
Are your finding time to teach social studies? Finding time for social studies was a struggle for me when I was in the classroom. As a teacher in a testing grade, I felt the pressure to spend the majority of my instructional minutes on math and language arts topics. It doesn’t have to be this way! Fortunately, I found a way to integrate social studies with my math and language arts lessons through STEM! Teach about Martin Luther King, Jr. this month with STEM activities that incorporate…
Paper Structures Engineering Challenge -
For this engineering challenge, we just used paper and scotch tape. You've probably got those supplies right now. Give your kids a stack of paper and a roll of tape along with a simple task. Let them figure it out.
How to teach STEM - everything you need to get started |
Everything you need to start teaching STEM in your classroom. In this blog you will be given practical ways so you can start to teach STEM immediately.
The Best STEM Challenge Ever — Vivify STEM
Join us as we give you all the details about our popular Space Lander STEM Challenge and link up with some other great STEM educators sharing the BEST STEM CHALLENGE EVER! Teachers love the Space Lander STEM challenge because the students are completely engaged. Students not only learn, but deeply understand the engineering design process, key science concept, and math standards all while improving their soft skills involved in teamwork.
Potential and Kinetic Energy Escape Room
The potential and kinetic energy escape room is an immersive experience for your students. It allows them to demonstrate their knowledge of kinetic energy and potential energy in a fun and engaging way.