Tag Archives for STEM

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…

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…

STEM and Afterschool Programs

6 Benefits of Afterschool Programs A good afterschool program can turn the aimless hours after school into productive learning time. That’s a big benefit for kids with learning and attention issues. Here are six things…

Science Project Video

Kids Can Make a Difference

STEM Summer Camp Fun

2016 Summer Camp Re-Cap Our last week of camp was spent exploring several different STEM careers. Daily themes focused on chemistry, architecture and design, and ecology. We created maps (cartographers) and landscape art (architecture, landscape…