STEM Activities: Middle School
Here are some fun hands-on activities for teaching middle school students about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).
This would be good for either of my scout groups (boys or girls). I'm thinking they would make a good gathering activity to then race. See which one goes the farthest, fastest, or which one knocks down the most "pins" perhaps?
DESIGN SQUAD NATION . Build | Robo Wheel | PBS KIDS GO!
Totally Tots: Touch, Feel, Learn ~ Solar Oven
Make it RAIN! Hot water in the jar, cold front "clouds" on top...it rains in the jar. Totally awesome.
Making It Rain - I Can Teach My Child!
Articulated Hand, a 7th grade science experiment.- just found out today that I'm teaching 7th grade science next year. EEK!
Science Fair - Articulated Hand
The Craftinomicon: Make your own Bath Salts
Ready, Set, Roll! Is Back: Build Your Own Roller Coaster at Home
paper bag 3 index cards 2 pieces of paper 2 large paper clips 3 small paper clips a straw 1 rubber band a small plastic drink lid a ruler a paintbrush Groups were given 15 minutes to build the tallest tower possible with only the provided materials. Towers had to be free standing and remain standing during the measuring process. paper bags, paper tower
Mr. Temple, 8th Grade AVID: Team Building: Tower of Power
Be an Biomedical Engineer: Create an edible model of DNA and learn basic DNA structure and the rules of base pairing.