Southeastern Idaho Maker Faire

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Ideas for Making at your Library, In your classroom, or in your home!

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Ridiculously Cool Projects For Kids That Adults Will Want To Try Science Ideas for kids, Study the chemistry of polymers with this leak-proof bag experiment.Science Ideas for kids, Study the chemistry of polymers with this leak-proof bag experiment. Science Experiments Kids, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Science Ideas, Science Classroom, Science Education, Physical Science, Science Tricks, Science Inquiry

Leak-Proof Bag - Kid's Science Experiment

Here's an awesome and extremely easy Kid's Science Experiment - You shouls have everything you need at home!!

100 Super Fun STEM Resources for Kids with Links to great Science and Technology projects and ideas Stem Science, Preschool Science, Teaching Science, Science For Kids, Math Stem, Summer Science, Science Chemistry, Physical Science, Science Classroom

100 Super-Fun STEM Resources for Kids

There are so many amazing STEM resources available for kids that it was hard to narrow it down to just 100... check out the ones that made the list!

Science Tools Stem Challenges - Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids Steam Activities, Team Building Activities, Science Activities, Science Ideas, Science Experiments, Leadership Activities, Enrichment Activities, Indoor Activities, Stem Science

Create an Engineering Mystery Bag Challenge for Kids - Childhood101

This is a sponsored post. If you are a fan of the hit TV reality competition, Masterchef, then you would be familiar with the concept of the mystery box challenge – it’s actually my favourite part of the show! For those who don’t know, the contestants are each presented with a box of identical, mystery […]

If children are “engineering” their very own original designs, then they are doing the “E” in STEM. It’s the application of their prior knowledge in science, mathematics, and utilization of technol… Stem Science, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science And Technology, Technology Design, Engineering Technology, Elementary Education, Stem Teacher, Stem Classes

Groovy Lab in a Box | Subscription STEM Box for Kids Ages 8+

With Groovy Lab in a Box, receive boxes full of everything you need to learn about and do hands on STEM experiments! STEM box for kids ages 8+.

empower inventive thinking & confidence with the MaKey MaKey Invention Kit - I totally recommend this! Stem Projects, Science Projects, Science For Kids, Science And Technology, Computer Science, Project Based Learning, Kids Learning, Science Activities, Activities For Kids

How MaKey MaKey Empowers Inventive Thinking in Kids

MaKey MaKey, a STEM kit that gets kids into inventing and creative thinking. But, MaKey MaKey is more than an invention kit, it's a vehicle to allow inventive thinking and build confidence. In other words, it's an empowering activity for kids like my 8-year old.

to Teach Project-Based Engineering to Kids Here's a set of guidelines for teaching project-based engineering to kids.Here's a set of guidelines for teaching project-based engineering to kids. Problem Based Learning, Project Based Learning, Learning Skills, Learning Stations, Stem Learning, Early Learning, Life Skills, Gifted Education, Science Education

Hands on Engineering STEM Projects for Kids and Students

Hands on Engineering STEM Projects for Kids and Students: Easy and fun collection of STEM projects and lessons for elementary and middle school. Made for teachers, science fairs, and weekend activities. Find more ideas on our website STEM Inventions! You can also find lesson plans, project sheets, and mo...

Tin Can Magnetic Robots. allow children to create (& re-create) robots from recycled parts & magnets - this science version of my childhood craft odds & ends Science Activities, Activities For Kids, Tin Can Robots, Diy Party Crafts, Kids Crafts, Robot Theme, Inquiry Based Learning, Kindergarten Science, Eyfs

Kidoinfo DIY Project: Tin Can Magnetic Robots -

These tin can robot kits reminiscent of Mr.Potato allow kids to create (and re-create) robots from recycled parts and magnets. All the "body" parts can be stashed inside the tin can, wrapped with a how-to label—perfect for a DIY party craft or gift.

Maker Spaces: 15 Incredible Studios, Shops, and Craft Rooms Maker Spaces: 15 Incredible Studios, Shops, and Craft Rooms Cultura Maker, All People Quilt, Maker Labs, Pegboard Organization, Innovation Lab, Learning Spaces, Media Center, Craft Rooms, Computer Lab

Maker Spaces: 15 Incredible Studios, Shops, and Craft Rooms

Last month we swooned over cool desks, goodies for pepping up your workspace, and probably got too excited about tools for decluttering your cords. Today, we turn our attention to the more creative work realm. From jewelry studios to confetti workshops, here are 15 inspiring studios, shops, and craft rooms. (P.S. Happy National Craft Month!)

A call to critical thinking: "Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve" - Roger Lewis. Well said. Great Quotes, Quotes To Live By, Me Quotes, Inspirational Quotes, Good Teacher Quotes, Teacher Sayings, Funny Quotes, Quotable Quotes, Motivational

Too often we give kids answers to remember rather than problems to solve. ~Roger Lewin (British prize-winning science writer and author of 20 books)

Learn how a STEM Design Challenge can invite your children to become imaginative, out-of-the box problem-solvers. Science Activities For Kids, Steam Activities, Cool Science Experiments, Stem Science, Preschool Science, Learning Activities, Kids Learning, Steam Learning, Preschool Lessons

STEM Design Challenge: Build Something That Floats | Fireflies and Mud Pies

Learn how a STEM Design Challenge can invite your children to become imaginative, out-of-the box problem-solvers.

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. Stem Science, Science Fair, Science For Kids, Earth Science, Elementary Science, Teaching Science, Science Education, Science And Technology, Teaching Ideas

Feel the Forces of a Suspension Bridge

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.

A Library Maker-Space teen summer camp? Teen Library, Elementary Library, Elementary Schools, Summer Camps For Teens, Teen Summer, Summer 2015, Stem Learning, Learning Spaces, Library Inspiration

7 Things You Should Know About Makerspaces | EDUCAUSE.edu | Into the Driver's Seat

Abstract from the website "A makerspace is a physical location where people gather to share resources and knowledge, work on projects, network, and build. Makerspaces provide tools and working room in a community environment—a library, community center, private organization, or campus. Many are primarily used for technological experimentation, hardware development, and idea prototyping, but increasingly, self-directed individual inventors and creative teams are using makerspaces to build…

Hands on Engineering STEM Projects for Kids and Students - - Hands on Engineering STEM Projects for Kids and Students Saturday projects Praktische STEM-Projekte für Kinder und Studenten – Instructables Stem Science, Science Fair, Science For Kids, Science And Technology, Engineering Technology, Summer Science, Stem Projects For Kids, Science Projects, Fair Projects

Mechanical Hand

Mechanical Hand: Students will make a simple mechanical hand with a trigger connected to a hinge. Once complete, students can test the ability of their hand by trying to pick up as many straws as possible. Extra class time (and there should be plenty!) can be devo...