Through fun and challenging activities, youth will learn about flying, kites, hot air balloons, remote control airplanes, gliders and rockets as they develop important life skills. Youth will need to complete a total of seven activities per level to complete this project. The curriculum includes the Aerospace Helper’s Guide and three different levels – Lift-Off, Reaching New Heights, and Pilot in Command.
Learn about the exciting world of robotics in one of the newest 4-H projects. In this project, youth will learn about basic physical science concepts related to robotic systems, scientific inquiry, engineering design, technology tools and explore science and technology careers.
This curriculum has 3 tracks.
Gardening activities can be very successful in afterschool programs, particularly container activities. This webpage lists many garden related lessons and resources that can be adapted to your program.
National Geographic’s Education website has a multitude of resources for educators, including multimedia activities, lessons, and units aligned with national standards.
ExtendED Notes has put together this comprehensive Pinterest Board of STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math – Activities for K-8.
The Role Models Matter Project is a collaborative effort among Techbridge, the Society of Women Engineers, the National Girls Collaborative Project and Girl Scout Councils to bring resources to role models and girl-serving organizations.
The role model guide and toolkit provide suggestions and guidance on planning successful activities and provide resources including sample hands-on activities, icebreaker activities, and agendas.
PBS LearningMedia is a free resource for in-school and out-of-school time educators to access an abundance of K-12 activities, searchable by subject and by grade level.
TV host and science writer Geoffrey Notkin explores STEM topics and careers in this smart, fast-paced, educational series. The website includes video clips from the series and links to a multitude of STEM resources throughout Arizona.