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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: nypl.org The New York Public Library offers lots of ways for you to explore STEAM concepts and develop your skills! By having fun with STEAM activities and programs, you’ll learn concepts and gain skills that can set you up for creative, scientific, and collaborative thinking now and in the future.  Access the New York […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: ingenium.org Explore Ottawa’s Ingenium family of museums – the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Science and Technology Museum – on their webpage devoted to at-home education. With their wide array of engaging and online resources (perfect for parents, teachers, and students), you can browse online […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com Learn about the unique properties of salt as you make paintings using this household item! Materials PVA school glue or craft glue Salt Food colouring of your choice Water White card-stock or watercolor paper Template for the shapes you’ll be painting Directions Trace your template onto cardstock. Add glue to outline your shapes. […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: Science World Vancouver’s Science World has tons of cool activities and experiments on their resources page for you to try out at home. Balance a pencil on your finger and learn about the physics behind it, check out an optical illusion with this Benham’s Disk experiment, make gooey worms and learn about polymerization, and […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littlebinsforlittlehands.com It’s simple to make a homemade thermometer with your kids using household items! Materials Mason jar with straw lid Clear straw Play dough or modeling clay Water Rubbing alcohol Cooking oil (any kind) Red (or other) food colouring Directions Add the food colouring, 1/4 cup water, 1/4 cup alcohol, and a tablespoon of […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: gosciencekids.com/magnetic-marble-run Make a fun and simple fridge door magnet run with your family! Materials Cardboard tubes in different lengths & diameters (toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, foil/cling film rolls) Washi tape or other decorative tape or stickers Magnetic sheet Scissors Hot glue gun or strong glue Various little balls (marbles, pom poms, etc.) […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Discover Halifax Discovery Centre’s archive of Discovery@Home online learning experiments! Discovery@Home is a free online video series to connect students with science at a time when it is needed most. These hands-on, curriculum-connected workshops for grades P-9 will make science learning at home fun and easy. Watch Discovery@Home live, learn what materials you will need, […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: greenkidcrafts.com Today’s STEAM activity teaches kids about crystal formation with seasonal pumpkin-shaped crystals. Materials Orange pipe cleaners Pumpkin-shaped cookie cutter Twine, string or ribbon Popsicle stick Borax Water Jars Directions Bend the pipe cleaner around the cookie cutter so it forms the shape of a pumpkin and then twist the ends together. Tie a […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM!

(Source: kiwico.com)   Are you ready for another STEAM Tuesday? MEL Science brings fun, hands-on science experiments right to your front door! For a subscription fee of less than $50 a month, you will receive 2-3 science experiments that the whole family will love. Sign up today and receive your starter kit and VR headset […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM!

(Source: madscience.org)   Today we are here to bring you a list of French-based STEAM resources! Not only does Mad Science have a large list of at-home science experiments, they also have colouring pages and science quizzes available on their website! Print off the PDF experiment sheets and enjoy a day full of ghost bubbles, […]

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