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You can teach a student a lesson for a day, but if you teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives.

Clay P. Bedford

President of Kaiser Aerospace & Electronics

 

texoma stem conference

June 9th - elementary focus | June 10th - secondary focus

Face-to-face and virtual opportunities will be provided. 

 

 

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Connecting STEM Education and the STEM Community

 

 


 

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Consider the resources you have available. You can limit the supplies for your challenges or leave it open to see what they will create.

The STEM Laboratory has many great resources for early education STEAM activities. I recommend that you join their VIP email list. 

www.icanteachmychild.com  You can sign up for a newsletter full of great ideas and it will include PDF resources like this one.

Science Buddies provides a database of great activities that allows you to filter by grade/campus K-12.

Playdough to Plato has many great Science activities

Funology Science Experiments for Biology, Physics, Chemistry, and Weather

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Scratch: https://scratch.mit.edu/ideas

Scratch Jr. iPad App: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/scratchjr/id895485086

CS First will provide you with an entire curriculum to help establish a coding club: https://csfirst.withgoogle.com/login?continue=%2Fdashboard%3F

TinkerCAD: free computer aided design application: https://www.tinkercad.com/

Stop Motion Animation projects

Simple Physics App

STEMWorks 

Exploratorium Science Snacks are hands-on, teacher-tested activities that use inexpensive, easily available materials.

Ask Dr. Universe provides short stories to intrigue students into learning more.

Wonderopolis provides great high interest level pieces that include extension activities for your makerspace investigation. You can also subscribe to receive the Wonder of the Day via email.

 

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Consider the resources you have available. You can limit the supplies for your challenges or leave it open to see what they will create.

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Consider the resources you have available. You can limit the supplies for your challenges or leave it open to see what they will create.

  • Create a toy with recycled objects.

  • Draw in 3D 

 

Check out these resources:

TinkerLab There are easy art prompts as well as great maker activities.

Funology has lots of great ideas to inspire art activities with recycled materials, nature materials, and simple craft supplies.

Legos are an amazing way to incorporate STEAM into your Art.

You can limit your challenges to only Legos or allow them to include other resources.

  • Build your initials.

  • Build a pyramid.

  • Build something that flies.

  • Build something you wear.

  • Build your favorite food.

  • Build a bridge.

  • Build a maze.

  • Build a model of your bedroom.

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