TpT believes that STEM education (the intersection of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is vital to the development and future of students, and of our world. In the technological age in which we live, STEM subjects can prepare children for successful careers and help them make a real difference.
On our social media accounts, we’ve been sharing various ways to include STEM in your daily lessons through resources, activities, blog posts, articles, and more. We’re so excited to see the positive response to the list so far, and we’re looking forward to sharing so many more as we continue the journey of “50 Ways to STEM.”
The first 10 of the 50 are listed below: Some link directly to STEM resources on TpT, others will take you to blog posts explaining how to execute various activities, and we’ve also shared informative articles and videos that highlight the importance of STEM in education.
Do you have a great answer to the question “#HowDoYouSTEM?” Upload to Instagram, Twitter, or Pinterest with the hashtag #HowDoYouSTEM or send us a direct message on Facebook — we’ll be sure to take a look!
1. STEM Engineering Challenge: Bridges with Index Cards – A resource by Teachers Are Terrific
2. An Engineering Exploration of Levers and Forces – A resource by Get Caught Engineering – STEM
3. Splash In To Some Science – These Guys Can Really Swim! – A Blog Post by Getting Nerdy with Mel and Gerdy
4. Why It Matters – A Movement by Girls Who Code, which develops programs to inspire, educate, and equip girls with the computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities.
5. Interactive 3D Topography Map You Can Build – A blog post by Nitty Gritty Science
6. STEM Brown Bag Art Challenge – A resource by Art with Jenny K
7. STEM Challenges Classroom Pack (STEAM) – A resource by Meredith Anderson
8. STEM and STEAM! Sedimentary Rock Abstract Art Collage – A resource by Claire Dunaway Cyr
9. Spaghetti and Marshmallows Tower Lab – A blog post by Kesler Science
10. Increasing Opportunities for Minorities in STEM – An article from Forbes