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December 21, 2023 8:00 AM
Turn Up the Volume with this Quartet of Noisemaker Science Activities! Whether you are looking for last-minute ideas for the science classroom before winter break or suggesting fun DIY science ideas for students to explore at home, these hands-on science activities make learning about sound fun—and noisy! With New Year's celebrations coming, these short science projects are a great way for students to explore the physics of sound and make something they can… Read more
December 7, 2023 8:00 AM
These 16 activities combine creativity, science, and engineering to make unique STEM gifts students can make to keep or to give! Science and Engineering to Make and Give Do your students like to do projects that give them a take-away at the end? Many students especially enjoy projects that result in a finished product they can use, display, keep, or share. All of the projects and activities below provide opportunities for STEM learning and result in a… Read more
December 4, 2023 8:00 AM
Level up your makerspace with these activities and STEM explorations for students ready to take next steps in robotics, circuit building, programming, electronics, and more! Take Your Makerspace to the Next Level! Our original jump-start your makerspace collection highlights 26 maker-inspired STEM activities to encourage and support hands-on creativity, engineering, and innovation. This new collection builds upon the original to feature 16 STEM activities to take your makerspace to the… Read more
December 1, 2023 8:00 AM
Gingerbread houses and characters are a great way to capture students' attention in the days leading up to winter break! Shake things up this December with a gingerbread house building STEM challenge in your classroom or try one of these other fun gingerbread-themed science and engineering explorations. Gingerbread STEM! Activities involving gingerbread houses and gingerbread people pop up in many classrooms in December and through the winter months.… Read more
November 27, 2023 8:00 AM
Planning an hour of code with students for Computer Science Education Week? Try these projects and activities to help students explore computer coding now and after! It's easy for students to get started learning about computer programming and video game and app design. Basic coding involves writing an algorithmic set of steps that tell a computer exactly what to do. No matter what language or programming environment will be used, learning to write… Read more
November 21, 2023 8:00 AM
Inspire students of all ages to enjoy STEM when you let them loose in a creative makerspace! These hands-on engineering activities use simple materials and encourage students to brainstorm, problem solve, and innovate. Enabling Exploration Community makerspaces… Read more
November 16, 2023 8:00 AM
Inspire and support a love of STEM with science and engineering kits and books! These 15 STEM ideas make great gifts for hours of STEM fun, learning, and discovery. What will the kids in your life explore, make, create, and innovate? Are you already thinking about holiday gift ideas for the young people on your gift list? Science and engineering kits and books make great gifts at any time of the year. With quality STEM kits and books, kids of all ages… Read more
November 14, 2023 8:00 AM
The Science Project Pathways tool allows teachers to easily customize the timeline and schedule assignments for all steps of a science fair project. Plan, Assign, & Manage Student Science Projects Do you have students do independent science projects? Science projects can offer an exceptional, personalized learning opportunity, but they can also be a challenge to plan and manage. Science Project Pathways for Google Classroom is a free project… Read more
November 8, 2023 8:00 AM
November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Science Buddies has a robust collection of K-12 science projects that encourage students to explore questions about diabetes and the science behind it. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness about diabetes, a condition in which the body either no longer produces insulin or… Read more
October 31, 2023 8:00 AM
Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month by learning more about some of the many Native American scientists and engineers who have made important contributions to science history. Native American Heritage Month: Scientists to learn more about! Learn More about these Native American Scientists and Engineers In honor of Native American Heritage Month, we highlight Native American scientists and engineers who made (and are making) important… Read more
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