Teamwork with STEM

August 5, 2022
Team building One of the over-arching goals of any STEM program is for students to improve communication and problem-solving skills, as well as to hone their ability to work with...
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Planning Your STEM Class

July 28, 2022
Materials and Organization Planning your STEM classroom can seem a little overwhelming since there are so many considerations: How can the space be arranged so that teams of students have...
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Room to Create

June 17, 2022
      If you were asked to imagine the perfect environment for a STEM classroom, would you picture gleaming, large tables, rows of shelves for storage and neatly labeled...
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May 6, 2022
Starting a marine science or STEM unit? Looking for a STEM theme for the beginning of summer? A STEM and Sea unit provides all that you need to capture the...
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Planting STEM

March 26, 2022
How Does Your Garden Grow? Exploring Plants with Children Using plants to teach STEM is one of the great joys of the arrival of spring. These garden-related learning experiences offer practical...
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STEM and Failure

March 19, 2022
STEM and Failure Partners in Learning Often failure is seen as an end to an effort. It means that you couldn’t find the correct answer and that the effort fell...
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Simple Machines, STEM, and Rube Goldberg

November 30, 2021
As children we loved a game by the Ideal Toy Company called The Mousetrap Game. Based on Rube Goldberg’s creative ideas of complicated systems for solving a simple problem, the...
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Winter STEM Challenges

November 21, 2021
Winter is Coming!  Let’s Chill Out with STEM! Frosty engineering opportunities will be here soon. When adults think of winter, they visualize the future workload of shoveling snow in sidewalks,...
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Six STEM Stocking Stuffers

November 12, 2021
The holiday shopping season is getting into full swing and if you are like us, we are looking for that “just right” toy or book for the children on our...
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Junk Bots:Trash to Treasure

October 11, 2021
Robots, androids, and… junk bots! What is a Junk Bot? A junk bot is robot made from virtually any old, discarded materials such as old electronics or computer parts, pieces...
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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