Category Archives for STEM for kids

Exploring the Outdoors

20 Ways to Explore the Forest Using Your 5 Senses I can’t think of a place I would rather be than the forest. I think one of the best ways to enjoy and explore the…

Insect Pollination

POLLINATORS: WHY THEY’RE IMPORTANT AND HOW SCHOOLS CAN HELP Pollinators: Why they’re important and how schools can helpIf you’ve enjoyed a cup of coffee in the morning, a slice of watermelon on a hot summer…

New Science Lab for Kids

At Powhatan, new science lab lets students feel like scientists BOYCE — Huddled around a beaker filled with hydrogen peroxide, dish soap, yeast and food coloring, Powhatan School fifth-graders Carter Bessette, Cal Beckett and Jag…

Technology and Learning

Personalized Learning Hinges on Strong Tech Backbone by Heather B. Hayes, EdTech In a lot of ways, combining technology with curricula is like learning about fractions. Together, the two disciplines create a whole. But in…

Getting Kids Interested in STEM

How to Get Your Kids Interested in STEM (Without Forcing It on Them) Hopefully your kids are getting a great education in science, technology, engineering, and math at school, but chances are those classes aren’t…

How early can we introduce STEM education?

Seeds of STEM’ aims to provide preschoolers with the foundation for STEM careers and lifelong learning Key points: Researchers are developing a STEM curriculum intended for preschool students Though evidence suggests early STEM exposure has…