How to Make a Solar Still
This solar still experiment is a fun summer STEM activity for kids. Learning how to make a solar still is also a fun survival skill for kids to learn.
STEM Trifold: Flotation Device
STEM Challenge: Can you build a flotation device for an action figure? from More Than a Worksheet. Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering process with a simple trifold. Teach about buoyancy and density while learning the design process. Reading passage and rubric included, too!
STEM Challenge: Boat Building
Working against a criteria & constraints list, students will make a boat designed for capacity and/or speed (new twists included in the newly-updated version of this challenge)!I think of this as an "anytime" STEM challenge, but it's perfect for the end of the school year and summer.
April Showers and Jellyfish Watercolor Resist
First graders have been working on this painting the past few weeks. We are studying weather patterns and having fun learning new techniques with watercolor like blowing, dripping, and adding salt! Third grade is painting these fun jellyfish watercolor resists! I LOVE this Liquitex gloss Medium and Varnish!! It makes a great resist! We just painted this gloss medium right on the paper to create our jellies... We are using warm colors for the Jelly and cool colors+salt for the water I just…
How to Control the Flooding - Teachers are Terrific
Control the flooding STEM- students build a barrier to slow the flow of water. They test various absorbent items and use test results to design the flood-proof barrier.
Make Milk Plastic in the Kitchen Chemistry Project for Kids
Make plastic from milk. Create your own toys, beads, jewelry, and more, with ingredients you have right now in your kitchen. It's so easy and super cool!
Easy DIY Sand Dollar Cookies
Sand dollar cookies are the easiest Summer Cookies to make, especially when using Pillsbury dough.
Fish and Sand
Our friends came over last year for a dinner and planning meeting for our upcoming trip to California. I thought it would be fun for the kids to have a beach themed dessert to get them in the mood for our upcoming vacation! INGREDIENTS 36 vanilla cream-filled sandwich cookies 3 (3.9 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix (You could also try lemon flavor) 6 cups milk 1 large package gummy fish candy umbrellas DIRECTIONS 1. Place the sandwich cookies into a resealable plastic zipper bag…
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252 Likes, 26 Comments - Jenna Lynn Comella (@ashes_of_beauty) on Instagram: “Day 22 for the #beachphotochallenge SEA LIFE Crab & Whale 🦀🐳 Turtle & Jelly Fish 🐢 (no jellyfish…”
Summer STEM Challenge: Amphibious Phone
Summer STEM Challenge: In Amphibious Phone, students will make a summer-proof smartphone case that makes the phone waterproof and retrievable when dropped into a lake or pool (or bucket, as the case may be)! Includes modifications for grades 2-8.