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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: rhythmsofplay.com Making shadow sidewalk chalk art is a fun way to get kids outside learning and flexing their creative muscles while having fun creating art outdoors. Shadow art outdoor science is a hands-on STEAM activity that will help children learn about shadow science and that shadows are formed when an object blocks light. Materials […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: wisekidneticenergy.ca Founded in 1990, WISE Kid-Netic Energy is the largest community outreach program offered by the University of Manitoba, with support from the Price Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science. They offer hands-on, curriculum-based science, engineering, and technology deliverables for youth in Kindergarten through Grade 12. Scroll through WISE Kid-Netic Energy’s collection […]

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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: science-sparks.com Celebrate the start of summer with this exciting bottle rocket experiment that demonstrates Newton’s Third Law of Motion! Make sure to read through the directions from start to finish before you begin this activity, and make sure an adult is supervising while making and launching the bottle rocket. Materials An empty plastic bottle […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: thesteamproject.ca Canadian organization The Steam Project is offering a program of summer 2021 virtual STEAM summer camps! Themes include trains, tanks, tiny homes, and Mars missions, and all weeks incorporate elements of building and coding. The camps are education-oriented, so it’s a great way to keep kids’ minds active all year. Learn more.

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: preschoolsteam.com In this STEAM (engineering) activity for preschool-aged kids, help them sort and stack a variety of objects to explore the properties of materials to see how they ‘stack up’ against each other! Materials Small plastic cups Craft sticks Pom poms Empty thread spools Plastic lids Any other materials you want to try stacking […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: blossomandroot.com Homeschooling blog Blossom & Root offers great resources to make nature walks and outdoor activities STEAM learning opportunities. They note that “we are born curious about the natural world, and we are born to tinker with it. Sticks, rocks, trees, creeks, insects – these were the toys children played with before there were […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: mathplayground.com Explore hundreds of fun learning games with Math Playground! The website includes a wide variety of math topics, from problem-solving and mathematical art to real-world math and thinking games for kids in grades 1 to 6. Categories include multiply and divide, robot games, algebra, shapes and graphs, fractions and decimals, and more.

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: littleinventors.org/resources If you are a teacher wanting something fun and rewarding to inspire your students, or a parent looking for a creative activity for a rainy day, the website Little Inventors has everything you need to embrace the spirit of imagination and support your students (or kids) in coming up with marvelous, ingenious, bonkers […]

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ALL ABOARD: WE’RE GATHERING STEAM

Source: 17apart.com Regrow your own celery in a sunny window this spring! Simply chop the base from a bunch of celery, leaving about 2 inches. Place this 2-inch cutting in a dish of water in a sunny location. You’ll have to wait for about 5-7 days to see new growth starting from the centre of […]

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