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Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics: STEM STEAM lessons and ideas for the elementary educator.
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Awesome STEM engineering project with basic household materials! Fun way for kids to practice essential science skills (measurement, creating a hypothesis, conducting an experiment, using science tools, thinking like a scientist, and more) in a short amou

STEM Engineering: Will building a tower with newspaper REALLY benefit my students?

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Science Fair Tips written by teachers for teachers

Rock the Science Fair: Ideas from Teachers for Teachers — The Science Penguin

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40 STEM Activities for Kids - Playdough To Plato

40 STEM Activities for Kids - Playdough To Plato

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STEM Challenge: Can you build a flotation device for an action figure? from More Than a Worksheet. Guide your students through the entire STEM engineering process with a simple trifold. Teach about buoyancy and density while learning the design process. Reading passage and rubric included, too! $ #STEM #STEMchallenge #STEMengineering

STEM Trifold: Flotation Device

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Using the 8 Thinking Maps in Science: Examples and Pics

Science Thinking Maps

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Four Engineering Challenges for Kids - With Craft Sticks, Cups, and Cubes

4 Engineering Challenges for Kids (Cups, Craft Sticks, and Cubes!) - Frugal Fun For Boys

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Fun paper bag STEM challenges for a week of STEM activities. STEM challenges for kindergarten and grade school age kids. Activities use simple supplies and recycled items.

Paper Bag STEM Challenges Week for Kids

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Make science fun and playful by making a magnet powered car! Make a road and see if you can push/pull your car in the right direction without touching it.

Magnet Powered Car | Playful Science • The Science Kiddo

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Science Sentence Stems for ELLs-- You can have some standard sentence stems that are used for many classroom activities, as well as sentence stems for particular activities.

Supporting ELLs in the Science Classroom: Part II — The Science Penguin

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Engineering inquiry and cooperative group work...check out this FUN science activity--and the freebie to help you do it!

Learning, Thinking, Creating: Engineering inquiry and cooperative group work

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A week of STEM challenges! www.theardentteacher.com

A Week of STEM activities!

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Simple STEM activity for kids. Pom Pom Drop made from empty cardboard tubes!

Pom Pom Drop STEM Challenge | Coffee Cups and Crayons

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STEM idea: One of the most popular challenges is the Spaghetti Tower (sometimes called Marshmallow Tower) challenge. It's actually a completely doable, fun way for your kids to experiment, collaborate, and problem solve.

Our First STEM Challenge!

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Awesome STEM Activity for Kids--Make a Craft Stick Catapult using wooden craft sticks, paint and pom poms!

DIY Catapults for Kids | Coffee Cups and Crayons

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Relentlessly Fun, Deceptively Educational: 2 Paper Flyers (Whirligig and Straw Plane)

2 Paper Flyers

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Over 3000 searchable STEM activities for kids - compiled by top science museums in the US. All are FREE, can be accessed on computer or mobile devices via the free app.

Free App: Over 3000 Searchable STEM Activities for Kids | iGameMom

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A favorite STEM engineering challenge! This STEM catapult challenge involves engineering, geometry, ratios, critical thinking, and teamwork in an engaging activity your students will love! Using the engineering design process along with math skills, teams of students will build two catapult designs from common materials. Each team will then test at three stations: Distance, Accuracy, and Power. Included are follow-up math problems for enhanced learning.

STEM Catapult Math & Engineering Activity (Angles and Ratios)

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Children's STEM activities. Fun science, technology, engineering and math activities for kids.

STEM Activities For Children (Tuesday Tutorials)

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Did you know that you can use beads to write your name in the ASCII Binary code that computers use? Code Your Name is a fun STEM activity for kids!

STEM Fun for Kids: Code Your Name in Jewelry - Mama Smiles

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Students will build a toothpick house for the Three Little Pigs! Fairy Tale STEM from More Than a Worksheet $

STEM Challenge {Fairy Tales--A House of Toothpicks}

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The Pipecleaner (aka "Fuzzy Sticks") Challenge is one of my favorite STEM activities to introduce students to STEM learning. This is a fun, inexpensive, and engaging challenge that can be tailored to different ages, settings, and time-frames. This challenge is also an excellent team icebreaker.

Pipecleaner STEM Challenge

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STEM Materials from Dollar Tree…ideas for building STEM kits on the cheap from More Than a Worksheet

Build Your STEM Kits at Dollar Tree - More Than a Worksheet

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"Apple Jenga" #STEM Challenge! Kids get an equal amount of blocks and try to build the tallest tower they can that will support an apple. Such fun!

New Grade Level, Combination Class, New School, Here We GO! | Heidi Songs

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3 Tips to "S.T.E.A.M." up Your Next Solar System Unit - Minds in Bloom

3 Tips to "S.T.E.A.M." up Your Next Solar System Unit - Minds in Bloom

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Kid-Friendly Ways to Spark Creativity {Playdough to Plato}

STEM Project: Straw Bridges - Playdough To Plato

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