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Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 43
There’s no need to ride the search engines, hop off at All About STEM’s Inspiration Station!
During this time, we know that teachers and parents are surfing the web looking for fun, interesting activities for their children. Supporting this mission is our priority so every weekday we will be sourcing and sharing home & school resources, competitions, virtual tours, videos, ideas, awards and more!
We’ll also be listing activities to promote positivity, mindfulness and exercise.
Science – Technology – Engineering – Art – Maths – Body – Mind – Enjoy!
- The Unpoppable Balloon! (1)
- The Unpoppable Balloon (2)
- Edible Science
Make Candy DNA or a Candy Spine!
(You can find printable instructions for Candy DNA here)
- Royal Society of Biology – Photography Competition
Capture the changing world on camera!
Photographer of the Year (18 and over) – £1,000 top prize
Young Photographer of the Year (under 18) – £500 top prize
- STEM Hub: The Air Show
“Learn how to vacuum pack your kids; experience the amazing pressure that air exerts and empathise with the great scientists who extended our knowledge of the atmosphere. There’s plenty to try at home, lots of hot air from your presenter and a big-bang finale.”
- Aardman Animations
Learn to animate with the makers of Morph, Shaun the Sheep and Wallace and Gromit!
- Smallpiece Trust: The Solar Tower Challenge!
Watch their video and find their printable instructions here.
They have so many awesome resources!
- BBC micro:bit Home Learning
You don’t need a micro:bit to have a go, they have one on screen.
Visit their website & get coding!
- Build your own paper computer with Dr Chips!
Learn about how computers work & create your own.
Video & printable sheets.
Great Science Share: Dr Chips provides live lessons each week as part of the Great Science Share – get involved!
- IMechE: Make a cork launcher!
IMechE have so many awesome lockdown activities, take a look.
- Edinburgh Science Festival Pack
A colourful booklet of fun STEM activities!
- CREST Awards:
Flexible home learning activities for all ages!
- STEM Learning:
Secondary Design & Technology – A HUGE selection of resources for families
- Egg Power
Eggshells are fragile right? Wrong!
Today’s focus: Sketch Dailies
Sketch Dailies share daily images from movies, TV, animations and more.
Choose one of their photos and recreate it in your sketchbook or use an image as inspiration for your own masterpiece!
Tag #Sketch_Dailies or @Sketch_dailies on twitter for a chance to have your work featured on their site.
- Maths Games
Try Monty’s Maths Wall!
This game covers addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, decimals & more. More online math games…
- Children: Prodigy Maths App
Available on Android or iOs
- Parents: Photomath App
Take a photo of any math question for a step-by-step solution!
- Math Printables
TES has a huge library of printable resources & worksheets.
- Unicef: Celebrating diversity & talking about racism
Talking to children – Information & advice for parents
- My Hero is You
Coronavirus book for children
- Kind Kid Bingo (Designed for lockdown)
Lots of lovely ideas to demonstrate kindness at home
- Mindfulness Colouring
Create your name, a message or word with these intricate letters.
There are blank letters too so you can make your own!
- My Worry Worksheet
FREE Printable: A problem shared is a problem halved.
- Positively Wonderful
Positive thinking printables for children
- PE Game: Sock Squats
- Great home circuits with household items!
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!
We know this is a very difficult period. We will try our best to showcase enriching educational activities and help you find what you need in the shortest time.
Keep it fun, keep smiling, keep safe
– Team All About STEM