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Home & School Learning: STEM/STEAM Resources Collection 58
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!
- Steve Mould: Make inverted bubbles
This is fun and awesome… watch it pop into a perfect circle too!
- Magnetic Games: Make homopolar motor racers!
Polarity of the magnets is important (S-N battery N-S)
- Let’s Talk Science:
How to measure a dinosaur & more!
- Great Science Share!
The Great Science Share offers themed STEM resources for school & home learning.
- Hour of Code: Game Lab
Learn to make your own games here and here!
Complete an Hour of Code to receive an official certificate.
- Turn your old tablet into a…
- Design & Technology:
Design an item for the summer that will make life easier or more comfortable. It can use or include tech too, it’s totally up to you!
- STEM Learning:
LIVE – Remote science lessons for children!
- ICE Engineers:
Create a Gravity Defying Sculpture
- Smallpiece Trust:
Take the Glider Challenge!
- I’m an Engineer, Get me out of Here! (Stay at Home)
Register now for the I’m an Engineer, Stay at home Tomorrow’s Engineers Zone. Connect with real engineers and ask anything you like!
- CREST Awards (Primary):
Fantastic Home Learning Projects by Theme
Today’s focus: Orbeez Craft!
Make a battery powered LED Orbeez Lamp
(WARNING: Small battery powered LED tealights only)
And if you really want to go all out, you can try a lamp with two colour Orbeez. Here’s how to make them…
- AIMS: Toothpick teasers!
Used matches, lolly sticks, toothpicks, pens, you can use any of them to try these brain benders.
- We Are Teachers: Maths Games
Grab a pack of cards and have a go at these games at home, they’re fun & some are harder than they look!
- eHow: High School Math Help
eHow’s awesome playlist of videos explains different mathematical problems step-by-step.
- Twinkl: FREE Home Learning Hub for 3-16 year olds
All subjects & so many free resources & printables.
- Pathway to Success
We love these free social/emotional activities and printables – they cover mindfulness, empathy, social skills, confidence, positivity, organisation, self esteem and more!
- Grit Mindset: Daily Reflection Sheet
A free printable to help children reflect on each day.
- 25 Simple Mindfulness Activities for Kids
Choose your favourite…
- Teachers Pay Teachers:
Free Gratitude Printables
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