Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 17
April 27th 2020

Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 17

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!

  • Make an aluminium ball from foil!
    (Adult supervision required: Younger children can press the foil firmly into a ball before sanding, no need for a hammer.)
  • The Royal Society is offering Primary & Secondary Home Learning Resources including a library of videos & clips from Professor Brian Cox.
  • Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre have four themed zones for Science Learning from Home. Explore their site here!
  • Hour of Code is famous for its sensational coding games for children. Take a look at the new Home Learning Hub, there are so many fun activities to choose from!
    Here’s Logdotzip to run you through with Minecraft…
  • Tech We Can are offering their lesson plans to parents for home learning. Watch their introductory video & register to get started!
  • Join Dick & Dom as they go head-to-head with the world’s most fantastical feats of engineering! Choose your episode here…
  • Download these Science & Engineering Challenge Cards from Dyson!
    Dyson has created 44 engineering and science activities for children to try, from making a balloon-powered car to building a bridge from spaghetti.

Today’s focus – 30 Days

  • We love this 30 Day Drawing Challenge!
    Print out the sheet & complete one image per day or have an arts day and do as many as you like in whatever order you wish.

    Why not try drawing 30 squares on a large sheet & make one huge masterpiece!

    This is a great project for when you’re relaxing too…
  • Play cards!
    Here are 10 ways a pack of playing cards can improve your maths – start a game & have fun!
  • Visit Twinkl, choose your age range and download fantastic maths worksheets along with resources for all other subjects. There’s everything from Primary number blocks to Secondary operations & fractions grids.
  • Snowboard Slalom is an exciting game that covers many areas of maths. Can you answer the questions before the timer ends?
    Hit the slopes & find out!
  • Cat-a-pult!
    Catapult the cats on the shelves in sequence. Choose from numbers, prime numbers, triangular numbers & more.
  • Stop, Breathe, Think!
    Check in with how you are feeling and choose a mission to help create your very own force field of calm.
  • Flow
    Enjoy the soothing music and atmosphere.
    You start out as a tiny organism, swimming around consuming other organisms. Watch as you evolve and grow over time…
  • Start a new hobby:
    Dancing – Yoga – Astronomy – Science – Coding
    Nature watching – Photography – Colouring
    Gardening – Music – Play an Instrument
    Technology – Collections – Singing – Design
    Scrapbooking – Cooking – Art – Sculpting – Crafting
  • Ball games!
    Escape to the garden to play catch, basketball, tennis, football, volleyball, cricket, rounders, you can even try a juggling session!

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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