school ideas/ science stem
FREE SCIENCE DOWNLOAD~ This 470-page download is chock full of great lessons for elementary and middle school science teachers!
Science experiment with magnets: Put iron-fortified cereal (like Total) in a bag with water. Let it sit for 20 min., then rub a strong magnet all around. Pull it up to the top and you'll see you've collected the actual iron from your cereal! Lesson to kids and others, total cereal is not the way to get your iron. why do you want to eat solid flakes of iron? gross
Science experiment with magnets using iron-fortified breakfast cereal. So neat!
SCIENCE FUN~ Seesaw Science: The Hammer-Ruler Trick is from Scientific American. They have several science-related activities that are fun for children. Adults will find easy-to-follow instructions and simple materials lists, as well as additional background to help them explain the key scientific concepts. Great resource!
5 Cool STEM Activities Students Should Try This Year - Edudemic
Challenge your kids to build a bridge out of straws and straight pins that will hold a cup with 100 pennies in it. Fun challenge!
Here's an activity where teams of kids follow the engineering design process to invent a holder for six cans that’s animal-safe, sturdy, convenient, and easy to carry. They learn why discarded plastic rings can be a problem for wildlife and brainstorm animal-friendly ways to package six cans. They then build, test, and redesign their system and discuss what happened.
Statue of Liberty Experiment - Why Is She Green? - This is a simple experiment to do with your kiddos to discover why the Statue Of Liberty is green. $