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Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 48
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!
- Try Hydro-Dipping!
- Science Girl: Create a Water Vacuum!
WARNING – Adult supervision required!
- Stranded on a Desert Island with Maddie & Greg!
Filter water, track animal footprints and make your own rescue raft.
(Older children & online/school STEM clubs can combine this video with this awesome Desert Island Project from STEM Learning!)
- Explora – Shadow Tracker:
It’s going to be hot this week!
The perfect time to grab your chalks and track your shadow in the sun. (Video) (Downloadable Instruction)
- 123 Kids Fun: The Human Body
A HUGE selection of FREE Human Body printables for children.
A brilliant resource for school & home learning including bones, nerves, organs & more – just scroll down to download them all!
Older Children – Build a Digestive System model with Curiscope
Teach Computing Special!
Fantastic NEW home & school learning activities for Week 8 (all ages):
- Key Stage 1
Create your own Supermarket Sweep!
- CELEBRATE #INWED20
On International Women in Engineering Day (#INWED20) creative (and budding) engineers are encouraged to celebrate the amazing things that female engineers do. Take a look at the INWED resources, try their Selfie Cards and tell them all about your planned activities! This year’s theme for INWED is ‘Shape The World’.
Click here to get involved and see all of the resources!
- CGI: Engineering Pack
Design and build your own virtual helicopter, construct a model bridge and go on an engineering hunt!
- The Bakken Museum: Design Challenge
Build a LEGO Cantilever!
- CGI: Smart Cities Pack
Build a virtual house with Blender and design a poster to encourage people to walk or cycle to work or school.
CGI offer numerous downloads for home learning packed with activities.
Today’s focus: RSPB Wild Art Competition 2020!
Create a piece of art inspired by nature & let your imagination run WILD!
There are 2 categories to choose from:
REAL LIFE – entries using the more traditional approach of paints, pastels, acrylics, pens or pencil.
GO WILD – for those of you who want to ‘go wild’ in every sense of the word. To enter this category, experiment with textiles, sculpture, recycled and eco-friendly materials, collages – anything goes!
Click here to find out more & enter.
- Home Learning Fun:
FREE maths, science & english learning videos with downloadable resources! (7-11)
- Maths Week London
MWL have maths resources for all ages to celebrate Maths Week!
- Maths Ed Ideas: 320 Random Acts of Maths Cards
Squillions of downloadable tables booklets, cards, worksheets and more. The RAM cards are handy for a quick-fire maths session.
- The Maths Factor
Carol Vorderman’s Maths Factor website has offered maths support during school closures. There’s still time to access this free resource but the offer ends on the 5th of July. A 21 day trail is available too along with a reduced rate subscription (after 05/07/2020).
- Self Care Bingo
Use the ready-sheet or the blank resource to create your own!
- What are you thankful for?
FREE Weekly Gratitude Tracker
- Meet Sakshmeet
We love that Sakshmeet is making positive Yoga videos to help during lockdown. Simple, fantastic poses for children!
- Step-by-step for parents – child workout
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