Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 1
March 20th 2020

Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 1

There’s no need to ride the search engines, hop off at All About STEM’s Inspiration Station!

We know that teachers & parents are always surfing the web looking for fun, interesting activities for their children, so we’re sharing our Inspiration Stations to help.

Each Inspiration Station is packed with home & school resources, videos, virtual tours, projects, awards and more! There are 60+ collections with over 2000 ideas!

You can also find activities to promote positivity, mindfulness and exercise.

Science – Technology – Engineering – Art – Maths – Mind – Body – Enjoy!

  • Learn about surface tension with the Pepper Experiment.
    This is a fantastic example of how germs can react to soap!
  • Get planting! Plant seeds you have or seeds from fruit and vegetables, nurture them and watch them grow! Want faster plants, try these hacks and projects.
  • STEM: In the future, will you be protecting the environment, designing apps or exploring outer space? Take the quiz!
  • Do you like Minecraft, Frozen, Moana, Star Wars, Flappy Bird or gaming?
    Complete an hour of code using your favourite games and characters.
    You can print a certificate on completion!
  • If you could design any game on your console, what would it be?
    Design your main character, a level or a whole world.
  • Build a marble run! Take a look at this video for some amazing inspiration.
  • Using craft materials (or Lego/bricks) design & build your own theme park!
  • Make a wooden or cardboard robotic arm (adult cutting & supervision required).
  • Who can make the tallest tower out of craft supplies / straws / sticks / household items (no foods or breakables, stay safe!)
  • Engineering – Design: Make a 3D Card for Mother’s Day or an upcoming celebration. There are so many ideas here too!
  • Engineering – Art – Science: Design & build your own bug habitat after researching the bugs in your garden!
  • Engineering – Technology: Design a bedroom, playroom or classroom of the future!
  • Problem Solving – Engineering: Design an new invention for your bedroom to make life easier or more fun.

Today’s focus – Animation:

  • Beginner: Make a flipbook!
  • Advanced: Make a flipbook with a moving background! (Parallax Effect)
  • Make a Zoetrope at home
  • Play Countdown (dum, de-do-de-do, dum, de-do-de-do, durrum, durrum – durra-di-dum – booooo!)
  • Bake! Use your maths skills to measure out all of the ingredients. What would you need to make half of the recipe?
  • Pizza time! Talk about fractions as you slice, then enjoy – yum!
  • Maths – Life Skills: Work out how much your next shopping list will cost and see if you are within budget.
  • Maths – Art – Life Skills: Play a money game together (Monopoly/Game of Life/Payday) or design your own.
  • Happy & Calm: Make Ninja Stress Balls!
  • Happy: Draw a picture of all of the things you are thankful for today.
  • Happy: Start a nature album & journal – draw or take photos of wildlife, birds or nature. What did you spot? Look up your finds and discover more about them.
  • Healthy: Make a chart to tick off your daily water or five-a-day fruits & vegetables.
  • Healthy & Happy: Find a quiet, safe space and close your eyes… you have 10 minutes to sit and let your mind wander. Think about things that make you smile.
  • Create your own (safe) assault course with a parent or host your own Backyard Olympics. Time how long it takes you to complete, can you beat your time?
  • Balancing act: Tape a line (as long and wiggly as you like across the floor or carpet) try to balance along the whole line.
  • Fun: No matter what age you are, play Tag or try Limbo!

Don’t forget to follow All About STEM on Twitter & Facebook as we’ll be posting more resources there.

-Tag us @allaboutstem to highlight useful resources and we will feature them or pass them on.

-Tag us in your home or school project photos and inspire others. We’d love to share them and celebrate your children’s success!

Keep it fun, keep smiling, keep safe
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