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STEM-ing Your Way Through the School Year

Need some help incorporating STEM into your classroom? Here’s a round up of several resources for multiple grade levels to get you started. Some resources are free, others are a little bit of an investment – add them to your classroom wish-list, Christmas is right around the corner! Want even more? Check out my STEM Pinterest board!

STEM Oreo Tower Engineering Challenge

Kids love playing with their food, they wont even realize they’re learning STEM with this Oreo Tower Engineering Challenge!

Using Pumpkins to Teach STEM

If you can find some clearance pumpkins right now, grab them and use them to teach! This post covers multiple ways to use pumpkins for teaching STEM in primary grades.

STEM Elementary Lesson

Turn your elementary students into engineers! This activity walks them through using columns to support structures and more!

STEM Decomposition of a Banana

This science lesson lasts several days – the decomposition cycle of a banana! Science lessons don’t get much cheaper than that…

STEM Number Sense

Start them young with number sense! This post covers many ways to help kindergardeners understand number sense with “peas and carrots”.

STEM Paper Flyers

STEM can definitely be fun, especially with these paper flyers! Both boys and girls will love this activity.

Spaghetti STEM Engineering Challenge

With a few simple items, your whole class will enjoy making spaghetti towers! An exercise in engineering that will bring out their critical thinking skills.

STEM Surface Tension Activity

It only takes a bit of paper and a tray of water to splash into this great activity with your students! Students will learn surface tension while having fun!

STEM Candy Canes

Take advantage of candy canes being plentiful this time of year, and use them to incorporate STEM into your classroom! This activity teaches many concepts – especially that solids can change into other forms!

Here’s some more resources to add to your classroom wish-list for Santa!

Totally hooked on STEM now? Keep your eyes peeled – later this week I’ll have a special offer for you that you’re not going to want to miss!

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STEM Activities


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