This month’s post is all about finding easy ways to encourage STEM exploration at home! We have included easy STEM-related activities that you can share with families, or use in your classroom. These activities require very little prep and are a great way to encourage parents to get involved with their student’s learning at home!
Check out this list of quick and easy STEM activities categorized by age:
|Post-It Number Match Math Activity||Math||Toddler|
|Counting beads on pipe cleaners||Math||Toddler|
|Build a Marble Run with Straws||Science||5-7|
|Build A Hand Crank Winch – Little Bins for Little Hands||Engineering||8+|
|Make a Cloud in a Jar – Science experiment||Science||8-10|
|Laser Puzzle Boxes||Technology||8-10|
|Crushing Cans Science Experiment||Science||11+|
|Make an Alka – Seltzer Powered Lava Lamp||Science||High School|
|Hydroponics Made Easy||Science||High School|
Looking for more ways to use STEM to connect with families?
Have you heard about reimaginED?
Step Up for Students has a blog called reimaginED that examines and reports on how expanded education choice options are transforming K-12 education in Florida and the nation. You can read about unique innovations in education like this article about a unique program in New Hampshire schools that supports STEM learning.