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This one isn't as STEM related as most of our projects, but I think it's such a cool craft! We recently made these mini terrarium necklaces when learning about the water cycle. I still had tons of these tiny jars, so I was brainstorming other possible projects to do with these jars. That's when we...

Simple machines are tools with few or no moving parts that make work easier. There are six types of simple machines: lever, inclined plane, wedge, screw, wheel and axle, and pulley. I love starting out a lesson on simple machines of brainstorming as a class all of the examples of different simple machines they can think...

These adorable mini terrarium necklaces are so easy to make. Best of all - the supplies are cheap. This craft puts both the "Science" and "Art" in STEAM. Incorporate this art project in a lesson about water cycles. Terrariums are the perfect example and opportunity to see evaporation at work. (We'll dive into the science behind...

Looking for a quick STEM activity that you can do in 20 minutes or less? This is your answer! You likely already have everything you need to do the Magic Milk science experiment at home right now. Both the prep & cleanup for this experiment is simple. But being "simple" doesn't mean it isn't fun!...

Great STEM lessons encourage creativity, teamwork, and problem solving. These hans-on STEM challenge ideas focus on those standards and all come with a free worksheet or printable to include with the challenge! We looked for a good mix of ideas! You'll find a combination of both serious and silly. Some looking at earth science, others focused on...