Dragon's Den….Making Simple Machines Simple! If teaching simple machines makes you a little crazy, this site will help a bunch! Links to games, sites and resources are all included!
Use Cheetos to demonstrate pollination in this fun STEM activity for younger kids
Wind Turbines! Students design and build a wind turbine that must lift pennies! Great STEM activity!
Lego building challenge: Build something that can launch a ping pong ball. This post has two ways to build a Lego catapult.
Free Design Briefs and Ready to Use Activities Highlighting the T E to STEM in Education
Balloon Powered Lego Car. Relates to the Draft Australian Curriculum: Technologies 2.4 Explore how mechanical, electrical, electronic technologies use pushes and pulls to create movement in systems and products and 2.7 Use design ideas, materials, components, tools and equipment to play, plan, safely produce and evaluate designed solutions based on personal criteria for technologies contexts.
Balloon-Powered Lego Car
Engineering go for it! A site to help kids learn about all the different types of engineering careers!
Coding Classes For Girls
"Have you checked out STEMbite on YouTube? It is SOOOO cool! This guy is an online science and math teacher who takes videos with his Google Glasses and posts them. The result is a series of REALLY engaging bite size lessons to stimulate interest in science and math. There is something for every age!"
Short science videos.
Engaging Students in the STEM Classroom Through "Making"
best science apps for kids- technology is huge now and it is important that we can use the electronics we have in the classroom. Different apps would be perfect for students who finish an activity early and have nothing to do.