May the Fourth Be With You STEM Activities

May the Fourth Be With You STEM Activities

It is a time of great opportunity to challenge kids to think critically and teach them the skills required for their future careers! STEM activities are interdisciplinary and project based which makes them exceptionally easy to include in holiday festivities. May the 4th (Star Wars Day) is no exception! Whether you are a Star Wars fan or not, the following activities are an exciting way to enhance STEM concepts and tie in the movies that have traversed the generations. May the 4th be with you!

5 Life Science STEM Activities

5 Life Science STEM Activities

We have a responsibility to preserve our planet and its inhabitants, but what can you do to help? Teach the next generation about the species that call Earth home. Empower them to be innovative problem solvers to protect plants, animals, and insects. The following is a list of STEM activities dedicated to sharpening STEM skills and raising awareness about some of the most valuable, threatened, and endangered living things in our world. Read on for 5 life science STEM activities.

7 STEM Activities in the Sun {Perfect for End of Year & Summer!}

7 STEM Activities in the Sun {Perfect for End of Year & Summer!}

Need ideas for outdoor STEM challenges for the end of the year or summer time? My students always get restless as the weather warms up, so we take STEM outdoors! What’s a better way to enjoy the weather and to learn science and engineering than to do STEM with the sun? From a UV light shelter to a s’mores solar challenge, read on for awesome STEM outdoor activities using the sun!

Pi Day STEM Activities

Pi Day STEM Activities

Happy Pi Day week! Are you planning to memorize all the digits of pi or maybe just eat some blueberry pie? If you are looking for new ideas, read on for STEM activities all about Pi! We have everything from a virtual pie to a spinning pie to help celebrate Pi Day with your students.

5 Steps to Get STEM Funding

5 Steps to Get STEM Funding

With limited funding available to schools, teachers struggle to give students access to the latest STEM gadgets or even a basic tablet. But with dreams of their students programming robots and printing 3D objects, determined teachers are seeking out their own funding from grants, corporations, and the local community. How can you make your STEM dreams a reality? What are the best STEM grants? Read on for resources, grant writing tips, and funding opportunities to get your hands on money for your classroom or program!