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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: American Museum of Natural History The night sky is like a giant puzzle. Hidden among the thousands of stars you can find dozens of constellations. You can also search for individual stars and planets. Stargaze when there is little or no moonlight and the sky isn’t cloudy and give your eyes a half hour […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: edheads.org Edheads is an online educational resource that provides science and math games and activities that promote critical thinking. Edheads stands at the intersection of the STEM employee pipeline and equity. They reach students from all walks of life, and support teachers by reinforcing the educational foundations students need to succeed in life. Choose […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: readingrockets.org Reading and writing occurs across the curriculum, including the sciences. Schools today are placing more emphasis on STEM: Science, Technology, Math and Engineering in the elementary classroom. Learn more about how to strengthen literacy, inquiry, and problem-solving skills, and how to connect kids with high-quality nonfiction and informational books with resources from Reading […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 123homeschool4me.com Have you ever wondered why leaves change colour in fall? This fun, engaging, and simple leaf science experiment is perfect for kids ages 4-10. Materials Mason or other glass jars Coffee filters Leaves Rubbing alcohol Notebook and pencil to record observations Directions Collect a few handfuls of leaves. You can take a fun […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: tinkerlab.com In this yeast and sugar science project, you can watch yeast feed on sugar to fill a balloon with carbon dioxide gas. It’s a fun experiment for kids that’s made with household, everyday materials. Materials Sugar, 2 tablespoons Active dry yeast, 1 packet or 2 1/4 tablespoons Balloon Warm water (40.5-46 degrees C) […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: canadiansciencecentres.ca The Canadian Association of Science Centres (CASC), in partnership with Exploring By The Seat Of Your Pants (EBTSOYP), is hosting a 5-day virtual #WeekofWonder during NSERC’s Science Literacy Week (#Scilit) from September 20-24, 2021. The week-long event features virtual STEM programming from 20 of Canada’s leading Science Centres, Museums, and STEM outreach organizations. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: steamexperiments.com This demonstration gives the illusion of mind reading using properties of odd and even numbers! Materials Sticky note pad Pencil or pen Directions Display the set up to the participant/s with the sticky notes all of a single colour in a 3×3 square and explain to them the setup. Explain that they will […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: howtosmile If you’re looking for new ways to teach kids about math and science, howtosmile is the place to discover them. Their website offers an ever-growing archive of activities that meet you where you live, whether your “classroom” is an active volcano, the shark tank at the local aquarium, or your own kitchen table. […]

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SHOP FEATURE 5

(For the week of August 23, 2021) Check out this week’s Feature 5 – a list of top-selling products from Shop, the Children’s Museum’s gift store, now with FREE shipping in Winnipeg on orders over $25! Read More… Dragons Are Real! Board Book Price: $10.99 Moonlight and courage and sparks, oh my! That’s what dragons […]

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Source: gosciencekids.com Exploring magical drawings with light refraction is a fun ‘magic’ science trick that even little kids can do. This science experiment is easy to do almost anywhere! Materials Glass of water Paper (or paper napkin works if you’re at a restaurant) Pen or marker Directions Draw something on a piece of paper, and […]

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