Design a Boat Challenge
10 LEGO STEM Projects that Every Kid Should Try!
STEM Activities Archives
LEGO Prime Numbers Math Lesson
Contains a printable worksheet and activity using 2×2 LEGO bricks (30 to 50 of them) and a baseplate to illustrate and find prime numbers. Good for Grades 4 & 5.
PBS Kids Design Squad
This website is full of ideas. Where to begin depends on your student’s interest and what you have on hand in your home. You can sign up for a daily newsletter that includes activities and information for families who are home-bound due to the shelter in place directives.
This webpage has a lot of fun resources from a huge list of STEM ideas. It includes several movies that are STEM-related and havs activities and/or questions for each movie. It’s a lot of fun, so check it out!
Science activities brought to you by the great folks at the Exploratorium, the granddaddy of science centers! Here you will find a number of resources to help in stoking that sense of wonder for the world around us.
Learning Toolbox for COVID-19 School Closures
Another resource from the Exploratorium. They have dedicated a part of their page to providing a number of their resources for remote or online learning.
Explore NASA STEM
NASA provides great activities for students of all ages and this is where to start.
The Tech Interactive at Home: Lessons and Activities
Formerly called the Tech Museum of Innovation and located in the heart of San Jose, the Tech Interactive provides a number of fantastic, engaging activities for students. Check this site out!
PBS Nova is a tremendous program, and this site provides a lot of material from the programming. Use the menu on the left side of the page to navigate your way through the resources. Please pay close attention to what grade levels each link is directed for when making your selections.
From PBS and Nova, Gross Science and this series of short clips are a lot of fun for curious minds for things gross out there in the natural world.
PK–12 Resources from PBS Learning
In response to current events, PBS Learning Media has put together a concise library for all the grade levels from their vast library. A good place to start for kiddos with STEAM always on their minds.
This is one of the best nature program series out there. Please note: some programs may only be downloaded by members (membership comes with a donation fee since this is public television). Click the “Video” or “Collections” button in the top menu, then browse to find all kinds of full-length programs, shorts, or clips.
This website offers public programming aimed at what is going on in current STEAM fields/issues/events of today.
Monterey Bay Aquarium: Learning from Home
Recently posted by the Monterey Bay Aquarium, this webpage offers multi-day activities for grades K through 12. As quoted on the page: “We hope these resources will help you encourage a sense of wonder and connection to the natural world, even in this time of turmoil.”