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Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 44
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!
- Supersize a marshmallow!
This is awesome and delicious but super hot outside & in for a long while. Adult supervision required.
(Usually they’re big after less than a minute, just stop your oven when you see it grow.)
The science behind this experiment & step by step instructions.
- Snow in the Summer!
3 tried & tested recipes for fake sensory snow – great to play with and so satisfying.
- CREST at Home
CREST challenges and projects are perfect for home learning or as a school distance learning project.
- STEM Learning: Starters for STEM
10 weekly activities that parents/teachers can use to excite their children about STEM.
- Thank a Teacher with Minecraft
This month’s Minecraft Education challenge is to thank your teacher for their hard work. Design a trophy, have the Agent write a thank you message in the sky, or use NPCs and boards to express how you feel.
Find out more…
- Design your own town!
Icograms is a hidden treasure. You can use this online platform for free to design cities & towns with beaches, buildings, transport routes, factories and so much more!
Agriculture, Food Chains, Transport, Construction, Energy, Factories, Interiors, Healthcare, Offices… the list is endless. Get mapping!
There’s so many educational templates to help you get started too.
- Imagine you’re an astronaut…
Imagine you and your family are astronauts on the space station right now. You can only use the resources available to you. How would you adapt to the challenges and still keep doing important routines, like exercising, learning and making time for fun?
Take part in this NASA project – Astronaut videos & resources
- Can you make a GIANT gumdrop geodesic dome?
Here’s the basics, create this or go LARGE!
No cocktail sticks? No problem. Make a paper dome.
- BMT: STEM at Home Competition!
BMT want you to use your STEM knowledge to design an invention to save our planet!
Closing date 26th June 2020
- The STEM Hub: Make your own cross-channel ferry
Start with the sinking & floating experiment and then get creative & design your own vessel!
- Engineering with Space Grant Education
Keep a martian warm, make a paper table & more with these fun projects.
Today’s focus: Textiles – Macrame
Weaving is creative and fantastic for the mind too…
Take a look at this huge selection of free maths printables for all years.
- NEW Online Maths Lessons (All Years)
5 sessions per week courtesy of White Rose Maths
- Spring/Summer Maths Worksheets
For young learners
- Make your own Tribulation game at home.
- Lockdown Fun: Just Dance
Grab the family, get active and bust some ghosts!
- Yoga for Teens
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