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Growing a STEM Classroom: Freebies. Who doesn't love freebies????

Growing a STEM Classroom: Freebies

After quite a few requests, I have bundled all of my STEM Break sheets into one FREE download! Stay tuned...more STEM Break sheets will be added over time! Click here to download yours now! Here is a great St. Patrick's Day STEM Challenge! Anyone looking for a fun, FREE Christmas STEM Challenge? Looking for STEM Subway art to decorate your classroom and/or your school? This is a design cycle graphic organizer I use in my classroom. You can use these STEM Role Sheets for any of the STEM Engineering Challenges I have, or even for your own! Just click on the link and download! Guide_print. Designing Teaching and Learning Tools. Designing teaching and learning tools is something we do every day at the Exploratorium when we create our own exhibits in our on-site workshop.

Designing Teaching and Learning Tools

But the tools we create for teaching and learning go far beyond our exhibits. Our teaching tools—including digital resources as well as publications—support educators around the world, in both formal and informal learning settings, who want to provide learners with opportunities to engage in first-hand investigations of scientific materials, phenomena, and ideas. They are essential tools for changing teaching practices and for providing learning opportunities. A community of thousands of educators regularly use the teaching and learning tools we create. Many of these resources are listed below. Websites: Smaller sites within our main website are full of rich science content for educators and learners. Publications: Over decades, we’ve developed a rich body of work related to teaching and learning. Resources. Have fun with Math & Science Board Game. Welcome to our Fun with Math & Science Online Game.

Have fun with Math & Science Board Game

This quest is designed to introduce you and your preschool child to wonderful online resources to strengthen math, science, and reasoning skills. You are encouraged to click on as many of the game squares as you can, but don’t feel like you need to explore each and every one! The most important thing is to have fun and spend time exploring with your child. Each website you visit will have many other fun and educational activities – explore them when you have the time! Looking for more adventure? As you’re playing this game with your child, keep these things in mind: Keep online play sessions brief. Remember that math and science can be incorporated into everyday activities. A nature walk or romp in the yard is a great time to talk about the world around them! The 10 Best STEM Resources. By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Found In: mathematics, science, preK-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12 Curriculum Resources Exploratorium Provides interactives, web features, activities, programs, and events for K-12.

The 10 Best STEM Resources

Saturday and Summer professional development workshops are available through the Teacher Institute. NASA – Educators Lesson plans, teacher guides, classroom activities, video clips, games, posters, and more for teachers and students in grades K-4, 5-8, 9-12, and higher education. Professional Development. STEAM Resources. STEAM Learning Resources STEAM stands for "Science Technology Engineering Arts, and Math.

STEAM Resources

" The acronym is used to refer to those areas of study which are encompassed by a wide range of sciences. The last decade has seen an increase in STEAM education and programming at all levels. Below are a list of resources focused on children ages three to eleven years of age. 100 Engineering Projects For Kids - The Homeschool Scientist. DB-WinnDixie.pdf. DB-AncientGreece.pdf. Project-Based Learning.


America's Story from America's Library. Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide! How to Use Augmented Reality in Your Classroomthis post is read best via a desktop due to the embedded video content Augmented reality allows someone to add another layer to an existing image.

Tons of Classroom Examples Using Augmented Reality with @Aurasma - A Complete How-To Guide!

For example, imagine holding your phone over a poster on the wall as if you were going to take a photo of that poster, and then instantly a video starts playing to offer you additional information about that particular poster. Pretty cool, right? The first time it happens, it seems like magic. After watching the video below, I knew I had to figure this augmented reality thing out. Aurasma is the app I use to create augmented reality. Sharing Aurasma with My Husband's Colleagues Not only is augmented reality amazing, it's also free and easy to do. While waiting for our table to be called for dinner, we were discussing the nice decorations displayed around the reception hall. His colleagues began instantly brainstorming how this could be used for their business.

Augmented Reality Vocabulary Step 1:


Math. Word Study. Science.