Spring STEM Holidays to Celebrate

Spring STEM Holidays to Celebrate

I have to admit, I am not happy it is spring. I am a winter and fall girl. I already miss my sweaters, footie pajamas, and thick scarves. But spring is definitely loaded with amazing STEM holidays to thrill the science lovers in your family. Here is a list of more than 20 spring STEM holidays and events you can celebrate this season. I’ve included specific ideas to get your gears rolling too.

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High School Electives for STEM

High School Electives for STEM

One of the most exciting aspects of homeschooling high school is the vast range of high school electives for STEM. Are you raising a budding engineer, architect, or carpenter? Keep reading for a chance to win the best new idea for homeschoolers! All states require a minimum of general education credits to graduate high school. These include such subjects as math, language arts, history, fine arts, science, etc. In addition to those, high schoolers need to fill their credit quota with a certain number of elective courses. Here in Ohio, teenagers need 5 elective credits. I have found that most elective…

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Mastering Robotics for Teens

Mastering Robotics for Teens

Educators from around the world have been searching for an easy to use, plug-and-play robotics controller that is simple enough for classroom learning, yet powerful enough for advanced robotics competitions. So Pitsco Research & Development naturally jumped in to fill this need. The TETRIX® PRIZM™ Robotics Controller is a Pitsco exclusive and your next step to mastering robotics. This controller is perfect for middle and high schoolers who are interested in exploring the field of robotics.

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Winter STEM Holidays to Celebrate

Winter STEM Holidays to Celebrate

Winter is a time for snow, binge-watching, hot chocolate, and delicious soup. But it is also packed full of STEM holidays to thrill the science lovers in your family. Winter STEM Holidays to Celebrate 1. December 25: Christmas Day Christmas science is such a fun study, especially for kids. Check out my Christmas science series, where you can learn about Christmas chemistry, Christmas biology, Christmas geography, Christmas astronomy, and Christmas botany. 2. December 30: Hubble’s Discovery WWI Captain Edwin Hubble spent several years practicing law, before he left that all behind to devote his life to his passion…astronomy. In 1924, the brilliant…

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35 Shows Perfect for STEM Learning

35 Shows Perfect for STEM Learning

In my post 10 Unique Things Your Future Scientist Needs in His Life, I mentioned that teaching science in the younger ages is very simple, but if you have a future scientist in your house, you may have a slight fear that eventually you will run out of quality curriculum or that your kid will become smarter than you and you will have no clue what you are doing anymore. In that post, I shared ten items that you could purchase to keep the joy in science. This expands on that list, with thirty-five (!!!) television shows and YouTube channels that I highly…

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