Light Circuits: Depending on the grade level of the students, you can have them build a very simple circuit or a very complex circuit with both series and parallel circuits combined. For my students I have them use file folders in order to design and buil
The engineering mission is to build the tallest, freestanding tower using a bag of balloons and masking tape. Students must work together to blow up the balloons and find a way to hold them together for a tower.
Teaching STEM through Fairy Tales- Jack and the Beanstalk – Starfish Education
Looking for a new way to bring classic stories to life? Try these super fun (and super simple!) Fairy Tale STEM challenges! The free download includes 5 different ideas to explore math and engineering concepts with your K-5 kids.
STEM Tales are fairy tales with a STEM twist. The engineering task is to solve the problem presented in the story. Perfect for grades 1-3! Choose from Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Rapunzel, Robin Hood, Hansel and Gretel, Jack & the Beanstalk, Beauty &
Fun Steam activity with materials that would be easy to obtain in bulk
Want an engineering project for your kids that rocks?! This bubble blower machine was a seriously fun project to make with my kids!! We all had a lot of fun figuring out that worked and didn't as well as playing with it at the end! Want to make one for yourself? Follow along to learn how! How to Make a Bubble Blower Machine Supples Needed: 2 Styrofoam Blocks (12 inches long) 1 Round Styrofoam Piece (8 inch diameter) 1 Wooden Dowel Pipe Cleaners or Wire 1 Large Pan Bubble Solution (You ca...
Can you learn coding without a computer? These 11 fun activities for kids teach them basic coding concepts off-screen. Check them out and see what fundamental coding concepts you can teach your child without a computer.