Citizen Science: Fostering the Joy of Science and Making a Difference.
April 21, 2020
April showers bring May flowers. April also brings us Library Week, Children’s Book Day, National Pet Day, Earth Day, and Citizen Science Month. Of all those interesting events, Citizen Science ...
Simply STEM-Inexpensive Solutions to a Successful Program
January 21, 2018
It’s time to gather the materials for the upcoming STEM activity. Don’t think you have any? Think again. Open your cupboards and closet. Do you have paper cups? Craft sticks? ...
November STEM : Giant Balloons,Thanksgiving Parades, & Engineering
November 5, 2017
Thanksgiving morning has finally arrived! We are excited, but maybe not for the reasons you think. Turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie are all wonderful traditions. But in our homes, the ...
STEM Your Halloween
October 18, 2017
STEM your Halloween! When the kids are completely wound up during the week before Halloween, it is the perfect time to add some holiday STEM activities to keep them focused. ...
Makerspace in the Classroom: Ideas and Tips for STEM Success
October 11, 2017
Ready to add a classroom makerspace? Not quite sure how to organize it? Still pondering exactly what a “maker” is and what happens in the “space”? We ...
Fall into STEM
October 2, 2017
Fall has arrived. So let’s gather apples. acorns, pumpkins, leaves and STEM ideas. Autumn provides a wealth of opportunities to integrate engineering activities into the curriculum. Although Halloween can ...
Best STEM Challenge Ever
April 30, 2017
Best STEM Challenge Ever! Do you teach animal adaptations and habitats? We have a great STEM challenge that is easily integrated into your science unit. Part of our “Is It In Your ...
Let’s Get the Party Started With STEM and Engineering!
October 29, 2016
The school year is in full swing – all of the beginning of the year activities such as Back to School Nights and initial parent conferences are finished. As you ...
A School for STEAM Inspiration
September 27, 2016
For many, the Yucatan Peninsula brings to mind adventures and excursions from the extraordinary archeological sites of the Mayan culture to the lovely resorts of Cancun. We were recently ...
STEM with Families
September 15, 2016
The school year is in full swing. So how’s it going? STEM lessons integrated into your curriculum? STEM materials and supplies organized? STEM outreach to parents planned? Educators, as well ...