STEM & Amusement Parks

June 2, 2023
As elementary teachers, we are always on the lookout for innovative ways to make STEM subjects come alive for our students. One extraordinary resource that sometimes goes unnoticed is the...
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Earth Day and STEM

April 18, 2023
Earth Day this year is on a Saturday in April, although the earth’s environment is a topic that can be studied year-round in the classroom. Spring is a great time...
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Flying High with STEM

March 31, 2023
Let’s fly high with STEM! If you are searching for a theme that will provide a multitude of curriculum integration ideas, aviation and flight is a perfect choice. And spring...
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STEM & Fairy Tales

February 7, 2023
Once upon a time, fairy tales were for the very young. They were read at bedtime or watched in Disney movies.But in a true to life “happily ever after” scenario,...
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Edible Engineering

February 1, 2023
Edible Engineering Who doesn’t enjoy popping some M&Ms® into their mouth or munching on a candy cane or crackers? Although some feel that these goodies have no place in the classroom,...
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New & Exciting STEM Books

November 9, 2022
It is so exciting to see what new childrens’ books have been published each year and which books have a connection to STEM. As we read and savor each one,...
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STEM as a Time Machine

November 4, 2022
Integrating STEM into History Throughout the ages, history is full of amazing engineers and inventors. Integrating STEM into our history lessons requires looking at the different events through a different...
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Pumpkins in the Classroom

October 18, 2022
Kids of all ages feel a rush of excitement when pumpkins begin to appear in stores and markets. They signal the change of seasons and the promise of all of...
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STEM Family Nights

September 1, 2022
“Equipping our students with 21st Century Skills” and “Engaging our School Community in the Student’s Learning” are two goals often stated for the new school year. It is presented at Back to School Nights...
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STEM and Classroom Parties

September 1, 2022
Hosting a STEM Party Celebrating the holidays with a classroom party is a tradition in most elementary schools. Typically, the parties would mostly revolve around food and a possible craft...
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What They Say


Wendy came to Bellevue Arts Museum to co-lead our Full STEAM Ahead! Summer Camp in August 2014. This camp was a huge success thanks to her expertise, experience, and warmth working with the campers throughout the week…

Educational Outreach Director, The Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, Washington