The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challe
STEM Challenge: Can you build a flotation device for an action figure? from More Than a Worksheet. Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering process with a simple trifold. Teach about buoyancy and density while learning the design process.
Thanksgiving STEM/STEAM Activity: Build a Wetu- NGSS Aligned
Make learning fun with this Thanksgiving themed STEM activity in which students learn about the Wetu (Wampanoag houses). Students learn about how a Wetu is made as well as some similarities and differences between the Wetu and Pilgrim houses. Links to YouTube videos are included to help build student background knowledge.
Fairy Tale: STEM Activity for Kids - use a familiar fairy tale to work through the engineering design process. A new bed for Goldiocks is perfect for your little engineers in grades Ask Imagine Plan Create Improve
Paper Bag STEM Challenges Week for Kids Fun paper bag STEM challenges for a week of STEM activities. STEM challenges for kindergarten and grade school age kids. Activities use simple supplies and recycled items.
Since moving our homeschool back to a more unit study/project-based approach smack-dab in the middle of the grade, I& been working on some ideas for some hands-on STEM learning for homeschool high school credit.