Showcasing one lesson appropriate for youth by grade (Pre-K through 8th grade) and by topic (9th through 12th), this is the Kitchen Community’s list of quality STEM activities. Many of these activities can be modified and be used for youth in a variety of grades.
The STEM in the Garden curriculum consists of a series of 6 Modules. The order of the modules loosely follows the growing season/school year.
Though you can follow this order, all of these activities can easily be done at any time of the year to fit with your needs.
EverFi’s courses help educators engage students with powerful content and allow them to cultivate critical skills in areas of financial literacy, digital citizenship, STEM, health and wellness, entrepreneurship, civics and African American History. All courses are delivered through a digital platform and are accessible to students beginning as early as 4th grade.
Community partners can play an important role in your program. Learn how to utilize industry and community partners to extend and strenthen STEM programming with these Click2Science resources.
This webinar highlighted the Action Science work of Dr. Bill Robertson, @drskateboard, who teaches youth who might otherwise have fallen through the cracks about speed, velocity and momentum at local skate parks. It includes tips for using youth interests to develop a STEM identity.
S.T.E.M. Magazine is not a curriculum, it is a resource of awareness that exists to provide clarity on the subject of how we already incorporate S.T.E.M. into every teaching setting, how to encourage the creative process and cultivate curiosity in everyone. In addition, S.T.E.M. Magazine strives to encourage educators about the urgent need for this inclusion in light of their responsibility to equip students fully for their careers.
This is a recording of Click2Science’s March 6, 2015 Webinar “Digital Learning in OST”.
Metal beams are used by engineers to create many structures. The strength of a beam is not totally dependent on the type of metal used. In this activity your students will learn about the strength of different beam designs.
Hands-on activity that would take 30 minutes or less and introduce the disciplines of material science, civil engineering, and industrial engineering and manufacturing.
This step-by-step guide is full of helpful tips like “Don’t hand out the materials until you want the kids to start touching them” to important messages to share with students about engineering. Whether you are a new volunteer or a seasoned veteran, a review of this self-guided workshop will help to increase your effectiveness.
Engineering Everywhere (EE) is an engineering curriculum for middle school-aged youth in afterschool and camp programs. The intriguing engineering challenge empowers youth to tackle real-world engineering problems using the engineering design process along with creativity and collaboration.
Ten curriculum units will be available in 2015, including four that are available now.