P.Ucciferri STEM Lab

Pitner Elementary

Resources for Teachers

July27

 

3rd, 4th, and 5th grade teachers: Resources

iExplore STEM: iExplore

Engineer Girl Site by Lockheed Martin: Resources for Educators

How to spark student innovation? Article

Engineer your classroom:  Download EngineerYourClassroom

 

35 resources to inspire…Resources!

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Books for teaching:

Animal Books

Matter books

Motion books

Rocks books

Scientific method book

Sound books

 

List of websites of STEM lessons and STEM challenges.

STEM Collaborative

I-STEM

Project Wild

Siemens STEM Academy

STEM Works

National STEM Centre

Teach Engineering

 

Injecting art into STEM: STEAM

Engineeringart

 

How to design a STEM lesson: 12 Steps

 

Reading and Math thinking STEM:

Download MathThinkingStemGuide

Download ReadingThinkingStemGuide

These STEMs truly help students think about their reading and writing. I have used the reading STEM for journal writing for second graders. However, I have not used the math STEM. If you use the math STEM, please email me and let me know how it worked for your students. 

 

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55 best Ipad apps for the classroom

More:

Science Experiments

Note Taking App Evernote

Solar System 3D

Hubble Telescope

NatureTap

Science 360

Literature connection: Literature connection to science

Are you stuck on how to teach science vocabulary?

science vocabulary ideas

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Engineering free blueprint maker online:

Blueprints

Engineering Lesson Plans: Engineering aligned with standards

STEM Freebies and more:

Download EngineeringisEasyPosters

Download STEMDesignCycleFREEGraphicOrganizer

Download STEMProjectRubrics

Download LabExpectations

Download STEMEngineeringChallengeProjectsFREEStudentRoleSheets-1

Download STEMEngineeringStarterKitforTeacherselementarylevel

 

Want to learn about different types of engineers and more?  Engineers

 

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Resources for Parents

July27

 Science at home with everyday items:  https://www.scientificamerican.com/education/bring-science-home/

 

Bill Nye The Science Guy

Cool app lets kids blast off, bubble, and dig into science concepts            

 

Billnye

 

Pros:Bill Nye knows how to bring science topics to life for kids.

 

Cons:Some of the text-heavy sections require adult help if kids aren’t fluent readers.

 

Bottom Line:Absorbing, info-rich app uses videos, DIY experiments, and so much more to get kids interested in science.
Grades: 2-5
Platforms: iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch

 

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Science books with experiments: Books

Science-books

Anything from STEM careers to activities your child can do at home.

http://stem-works.com/

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Science at home:

 

Tips for encouraging your child with science.

Cat in the Hat

Cat in the Hat

 

Want to purchase STEM toys to inspire exploration?  Toys

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Free science iPad apps to use at home for kids:

Science Experiments

Note Taking App Evernote

Solar System 3D

Hubble Telescope

NatureTap

GoSkyWatch

Science 360

Ipad2

 

I am not familiar with Android apps, but here is a Pinterest page with lots of science apps for kids of all ages.

Science Android Apps on PInterest

 

Teach your child to code with this free app:

Teachkidstocode

 

Keep an engineering box at home for your child to create inventions.

Engineeringbox

 

 

 

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Why STEM education?

July27

 

Does STEM education increase test scores?

Answer

 

Does STEM education increase student engagement?

Answer

 

How can STEM transform teaching?

Answer

 

Where can I get information on STEM in Georgia?

STEM Georgia

 

How can teachers/parents encourage girls to become involved in STEM?

Answer

More Information

 

 

 

 

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STEM Lab Expectations

July27

 

Check out the expectations for STEM Lab behavior.

 

Download LabExpectations

 

STEMists will be expected to follow the lab expectations.

 

STEMists work collaboratively in small groups to solve problems.

 

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Pitner STEM Lab

July25

 

Begin following me on Twitter @PattyUcciferri STEMLabTeach

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