A STEM Quick Challenge! Need something for a reward or a sub day? Maybe an after school club or enrichment? This Quick Challenge will work great! Kids create a pom-pom blaster using a supply box and criteria card. Total engagement and fun! #STEM #Engineering #teacherspayteachers
Circulatory System Lesson Any way to get students to understand something that is difficult to understand is always effective. 3365 C3 W8
Make "dancing oobleck" to teach kids about sound waves. | 24 Kids' Science Experiments That Adults Can Enjoy, Too
Simple Project on Hydro Electric Power Station with Turbine. (Modal) - Electrical Technology
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The Bebop drone can fly, hover in the air, and take off and land smoothly without assistance. It also has a HD 186-degree camera on its nose so you can capture the world around you.
Take your squishy circuits 3D! In the "Electric Play Dough Project 3: Light Up Your Sculptures!" #science project, students make and use conductive and insulating dough to create a three-dimensional sculpture that lights up. [Source: Science Buddies, http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/Elec_p075.shtml?from=Pinterest] #STEM #scienceproject
Here's a group working to reinvent education by teaching kids to work with their hands. Will makerspaces define the classroom experience of the future?
Dive into the maker movement and learn about maker spaces and fabrication labs for K-12.
Squishy Circuits Did you know play dough conducts electricity? Hook up a battery and use LED lights to create circuits that really work. Click over for recipes and tutorial.
FREE - Library Makerspace littleBits (TM) Task Cards - A set of printable task cards to become acquainted with the litteBits(TM) Classroom Set and how they can be used in a makerspace (also called a hackerspace or DIY maker center).
Easy to make circuits explained by Leah Buechley. What a fabulous idea!
Sylvia's Super Awesome Maker Show Youtube Channel: Great resource for Maker projects that kids of all ages can do.
Make a wind turbine. Introduction to wind technology #STEM
Science from Trash: MANY projects, first done by kids in India
Amp up the fun and have the kids learn about electricity with this experiment! Use homemade electric play dough - conductive and insulating - to create circuits that light an LED.
Liquid lights and musical posters: Welcome to the world of electric paint from CNN Tech
Two versions of rocket balloon races - a perfect rainy day activity with the kids
Engineering Project: Paper Towel Roll Log Cabin #STEM
Help your students understand how protons are the positively charged particles and electrons are the negativley charged particles by charging their own iPod with an onion.
15 simple science projects.
This could be an awesome activity to keep the students busy while you take care of the first day paperwork.