Our school has given our library a 21st century upgrade by incorporating a Make It Lab into its space. Each week we highlight activities using a different letter from STEAM. Students can come in during library or a recess to tinker. Once a week, students design and run an activity to present to another class during a lunch recess. Learning about polymers and making bouncy balls, creating brush bots, and paper toy engineering are just a few activities students led.
You must sign in before we can post your answer.
Don't have an account? Sign up only takes a few seconds.
Using a resources like the Teaching Channel Boeing Modules can help with STEM at the elementary level.
You should really look at Pinterest: STEM and STEAM pins. There are many, many boards that address this issue. You can also look at the individual parts: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Many pins cut across the spectrum. If you are looking for specific activities and don't mind paying a small amount ($1 to $10), Teachers-Pay-Teachers (tpt.com) has several sellers that specialize in STEM at the 5th grade level.
Please sign in or register so that we can respond to your feedback:
Your message has been received.
Register Now and join a community of a million educators.
Take 30 seconds to register (it's free!) and:
Teaching Channel is a thriving online community where teachers can watch, share, and learn diverse techniques to help every student grow.
Schools, districts, and educational organizations — now you can harness the power of Teaching Channel for your teachers with the Teaching Channel Plus private collaboration platform.