Engineering

Think of the great inventors and geniuses from the past: Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, and Albert Einstein. Did you know that each of these men had traditional schooling, with some not even finishing? Even though they were born, natural thinkers and innovators think:  How could their schooling have been different if they had a STEM education?  STEM education encourages...

Electricity is a large part of our daily lives. Without it, we would be able to engage in any activities. We often don't know exactly how precious it is until we experience a power outage. Electricity doesn't just involve currents- it also allows individuals to move, think and feel. We explore several different static electricity experiments that illustrate what this natural phenomenon...

The Scientific method is one of the foundations of STEM. When taught correctly, it will open up the world to students. Before we get into how to teach the scientific method, let's cover why science is important in the first place. Why Science is Important STEM, the fusion of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, is gaining...

It’s no secret that today’s earliest primary grade education maintains some of the staples of classrooms over the years. They range from big books for an entire class to read-aloud and calendar activities to tables for small group learning. Along these hallmarks are newer additions. Although computer centers may have substituted the housekeeping counterparts, wooden blocks...

If you notice your child stacking any items they can find, you might have a future builder in your home. If you want your child to stop stacking furniture or building forts with your good sheets, consider getting them toys that allow them to build whatever their creative mind can think of. Whether you’re raising a future...

Is architecture classified as STEM? STEM is comprised of science, technology, engineering, and math. Architecture encompasses the engineering and mathematical component of this classification. However, just like other professions, has it officially obtained its rightful designation? Is Architecture STEM? On July 18, 2018, Congress officially passed a bill designating engineering a STEM science. The passing of this...