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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Teachers love apples, and kids love slime! Learn about the chemical bonds that form when you mix glue and the activator together. You’ll need: 2/3 cup Elmer’s Glue ½ tsp baking soda ¼ cup water 5 TBSP contact solution Apple essential oil (if you want it to smell yummy) Red food colouring Bowl Spoon Gloves […]

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Source: engineeringemily.com One of the great things about Spring and Summer is that we can enjoy the birds. But, after their long flight back home, the birds are hungry! So, a perfect outdoor project to do with your children is to make a bird feeder. There are several ways to make feeders using recyclable materials. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Trying to find a way to get rid of old electronics? We have a great way to upcycle them! Today we’re focusing on the T in S.T.E.A.M which is Technology. Instead of throwing out an old computer, phone, toy or any other electronic device, unplug it and safely unscrew the device’s backing to expose the […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

  Need an idea for all those leftover Easter eggs? Let’s make Fizzy Eggs! For the month of May, we are providing easy, educational, and fun Spring themed activities that you can do with supplies easily accessible from around the house! Like all those leftover Easter plastic eggs. Here’s a way to incorporate S.T.E.A.M. into […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Wait! Weren’t you taller this morning? So what happened during the day? Why are you shorter at night than in the morning? Today, we’ll learn from the Canadian Space Agency how gravity affects our height. Get a free downloadable worksheet here and help your kids learn how gravity is so focused on keeping things down […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

📸: Stephen Andrews   Incorporating STEAM learning with little kids can seem daunting if you don’t have a background in Science or the capacity to create fun activities daily. But, lucky for us, that’s not the case. The Growing Thinker is here to remind us of the simplicity of STEAM learning and how easy it is to […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: kids.frontiersin.org Discover exciting science content for kids at Frontiers for Young Minds. Frontiers for Young Minds believes that the best way to make cutting-edge science discoveries available to younger audiences is to enable young people and scientists to work together to create articles that are both accurate and exciting. On their site, you can […]

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Source: modernhomesteadmama.com What kid doesn’t love cookies? And oreos make for the perfect little moon replicas. Get a free downloadable phases of the moon worksheet here, and help your kids learn the phases of the moon during snack time. Beforehand, get kids to study the names and corresponding phases of the moon (at NASA’s Space […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: hisawyer.com Do yourself a favour: Go on YouTube and look up “Rube Goldberg machine.” You and your child will be treated to videos of hilariously complicated machines built to take care of simple tasks. Who exactly was Rube Goldberg? He was an American cartoonist who rose to prominence in the first half of the […]

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Source: iflscience.com On International Women’s Day, help kids celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. In the words of IFLScience, women are at the forefront of scientific research, historically and today. There are so many scientific breakthroughs that wouldn’t have been possible without the contributions of women, and doubtless […]

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