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STEAM Club ResourcesQuick View

STEAM Club Resources

Some resources to play around with and tweak for Science, technology, engineering, arts and maths club. Posters, powerpoints and sheets.
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Get STEAMEDQuick View

Get STEAMED

Get to grips with what STEAMED means in the workplace by exploring some of the key skills and people needed to make an app.
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Be a Dinosaur Detective - STEAM, BiomimimicyQuick View

Be a Dinosaur Detective - STEAM, Biomimimicy

Many children are fascinated by the magnificent dinosaurs. They are mysterious and exciting! So this dinosaur unit will surely be a hit with your students. These activities are a perfect way to think about what information is and how we get information. Palaeontologists do not always agree. A great way to get students excited about science. One biomimicry activity includes using plant-eating dinosaurs as inspiration for new ideas. Why not grow new teeth? The package contains: Introduction to the unit. What we know, What we think we know, What we want to know. 1. What do you know? What do you want to learn? 2. Ways to find out about dinosaurs 3. What if I found an egg 4. When is an egg a dinosaur egg? Make a tally 5. My Dinosaur Egg Gallery 6. Write a story about a paleontologist who finds a dinosaur egg. 7. Dinosaurs - have, are, can. Dinosaurs are cool because. . . 8. Dinosaurs - have, are, can, what if, how, when, where, Dinosaurs are cool because. . . 9. Draw me 10. How do we know dinosaurs existed? 11. Digging for bones 12. Tricky but cool words 13. Ask the Dinosaurs Sparkling Questions 14. What did they look like? 15. My Gallery of Dinosaurs 16. Put up a display at the Dino Museum 17. I am a dinosaur – perhaps! 18. What if you could solve a dino mystery? - Storywriting 19. What if I found a dino baby? - Storywriting 20. Dinosaur or not a dinosaur - What do you think? 21. Shape Poem 22. Carnivore, Herbivore What did Dinosaurs eat? 23. Haunting but beautiful cries! Write a song. Invent an Instrument. 24. Dinosaur bridge 25. Invent a robot, toy, or car. 26. What if you were a dentist? Inspired by plant-eaters 27. Reflection on the learning. 28. How to use biomimicry in the classroom
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STEM Center Challenges - May STEAMQuick View

STEM Center Challenges - May STEAM

STEM Challenges is a fun way to incorporate science, technology and design into your classroom. This packet focuses on STEM challenges with a May and May the 4th be with you theme. Each activity in this book includes step by step instructions, large challenge card with instructions, six page STEM mini-journal and a one page quick STEM page. The STEM activities in this packet are centered around the month of May. The STEM, STEAM or Makerspace challenges are: Build a Space Station Recreate Yourself Create a Robot Build a Kaleidoscope There are two different options for your students to use to journal their STEM challenges. The first is a mini-booklet that they can make which has a half of piece of paper to work on each section of the design process. This option gives the students more room to work on the design process. The second option is a quick STEM printable you can use which saves paper, while giving students to develop their project using design methodology. Each option has its own benefits and you can use which one suits your needs. You can also attach both options into a stem notebook if you have one available for each student. These were made to be versatile to work as stand alone stem centers that require minimal supervision or a whole class activity.
YvonneCrawford
STEAM Biomimicry for Young Children - BritainQuick View

STEAM Biomimicry for Young Children - Britain

Hedgehogs, moles and squirrels are famous characters in stories but they can also spark imagination in different ways. Lessons about biomimicry require a brave approach to teaching since there is a move away from an approach where teachers are asking questions and looking for quick answers. Instead young learners are given an opportunity to shape and explore their own ideas. Biomimicry and bioinspiration are constantly evolving and new ideas are explored to solve problems and designing innovations. Duplicate pages are included with different spelling. The booklet contains the following animals: Hedgehogs, moles, squirrels, birds like geese and warbler, and foxes. 1. Introduction to biomimicry 2. I am in awe of hedgehogs because . . . 3. What if I was a hedgehog? Invent something inspired by spines. 4. Imagine that you have super smell like a hedgehog . . . 5. Acrostic poem 6. Paws like a mole 7. Invent a toy, a digging machine or . . . 8. Squirrel observations 9. Invent a climbing robot or climbing gear inspired by squirrels 10. Use words as inspiration 11. Feather shape poem 12. I love birds 13. Fly like geese 14. Story writing - super eyesight 15. Bird's nest design challenge 16. Describe a fox 17. Dance like a fox. Dance in the dark design challenge 18. Invent a smell toy 19. Doodling gallery 20. Observation cards 21. How to use biomimicry in the classroom 22. Links and book tips 23. 2 posters
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STEM Center Challenges - April STEAM Easter - SpringQuick View

STEM Center Challenges - April STEAM Easter - Spring

STEM Challenges is a fun way to incorporate science, technology and design into your classroom. This packet focuses on STEM challenges with an Easter and spring theme. Each activity in this book includes step by step instructions, large challenge card with instructions, six page STEM mini-journal and a one page quick STEM page. The STEM activities in this packet are centered around the month of April and the Easter season. The STEM, STEAM or Makerspace challenges are: Build an Egg Tower Create an Egg Launch Create a String Art Flower Card Build a Windmill There are two different options for your students to use to journal their STEM challenges. The first is a mini-booklet that they can make which has a half of piece of paper to work on each section of the design process. This option gives the students more room to work on the design process. The second option is a quick STEM printable you can use which saves paper, while giving students to develop their project using design methodology. Each option has its own benefits and you can use which one suits your needs. You can also attach both options into a stem notebook if you have one available for each student. These were made to be versatile to work as stand alone stem centers that require minimal supervision or a whole class activity. More STEM Units: STEM BUNDLE - THE ENTIRE YEAR - 3 FREE MONTHS! STEM Center Challenges - Back to School STEM Center Challenges - October STEM Center Challenges - November STEM Center Challenges - December - Christmas STEM Center Challenges - January STEM Center Challenges - February - Valentine's Day and Presidents Day STEM Center Challenges - March - St. Patrick's Day and Johnny Appleseed STEM Center Challenges - April - Easter STEM Center Challenges - May - May the Fourth be with You, Spring All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
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STEAM Biomimicry for Young Children - Spooky SpidersQuick View

STEAM Biomimicry for Young Children - Spooky Spiders

Be inspired by Halloween! Invent a toy inspired by jumping spiders. Enter the fascinating world of spooky spiders. Use the observations to design toys and solve problems. Lessons about biomimicry require a brave approach to teaching since there is a move away from an approach where teachers are asking questions and looking for quick answers. Instead young learners are given an opportunity to shape and explore their own ideas. Biomimicry and bioinspiration are constantly evolving and new ideas are explored to solve problems and designing innovations. 1. Why Teach Biomimicry 2. Getting Started Guide 3. Spider are spooky because 4. What if I was a spider? Jumping spider 5. Jumping spider dance 6. Spooky spider-web furniture 7. Walking on water - Diving bell spiders 8. How to use biomimicry in the classroom - inspiration and ideas 9. Links and information
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STEAM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Mammals, Reptiles and AmphibiansQuick View

STEAM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Mammals, Reptiles and Amphibians

Biomimicry is an exciting way to inspire young children to be creative, curious and to observe the world. The projects are intended to inspire a playful and creative approach towards problem solving. Children come to understand how animals and plants can be used as a platform upon which ideas and inventions can be developed. Biomimicry bridges the boundaries traditionally found in education and provides young children with an opportunity to mix art, literature and science with an innovative approach. This topic also provides an opportunity to bring the learning outdoors – observing, listening and smelling are vital factors to build a foundation upon which ideas inspired by nature can be explored. 1. Why Teach Biomimicry 2. Getting Started Guide 3.How to Observe and Collect Information about mammals 4. Describe a mammal 5. What can the animal do? 6. I am awe 7. Acrostic Poem 8. Make drawing or sculpture 9. I Love elephants 10. Random inspiration to design something using elephants 11. The elephant t-shirt 12. Bats as inspiration to invent something exciting - write a story 13. Imagination challenge - design a super-fast boat 14. Word animal 15. Use word animal to get ideas 16. How to observe and collect Information about Reptiles and Amphibians 17. Describe a reptile or amphibian 18. Things I love about frogs 19. Acrostic poem 20. Make a detailed drawing 21. Use random pictures to design 22. Imagine that you are a gecko 23. Design challenge 24. Words that rhyme with frog 25. Use rhyme words for inspiration fro innovations 26.Observation cards 27. How to use biomimicry in the classroom - inspiration and ideas 29. Links to videos and information 30. Two posters
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STEAM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Animals in SnowQuick View

STEAM - Biomimicry for Young Children - Animals in Snow

Animals do the most amazing things in the snow. Some of the things they do can be used to design cities and jumping robots. Lessons about biomimicry require a brave approach to teaching since there is a move away from an approach where teachers are asking questions and looking for quick answers. Instead young learners are given an opportunity to shape and explore their own ideas. Biomimicry and bioinspiration are constantly evolving and new ideas are explored to solve problems and designing innovations. The booklet contains the following animals Fox, Polar Bear, Squirrel, Seal, Reindeer/Caribou 1. Introduction to biomimicry 2. Fox observations 3. When is it good not to be seen? 4. Design something that makes you almost invisible 5. Fox mousing robot 6. Squirrels have great paws 7. Snow digging machine 8. My snow city 9. Polar bears are fascinating 10. Feet like a polar bear 11.Picture inspiration - polar bear challenge 12. Acrostic poem 13. What if I was a seal? Invent a wet suit or a . . . 14. Whiskers 15. Whiskers - story writing 16. I am in awe of caribou because. . . 17. Chasing a thief challenge 18. Eyes that change color 19. Observation cards 20. How to use biomimicry in the classroom 21. Links and book tips 22. 2 posters
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STEM Center Challenges - Valentine's Day Presidents Day STEAMQuick View

STEM Center Challenges - Valentine's Day Presidents Day STEAM

STEM Challenges is a fun way to incorporate science, technology and design into your classroom. This packet focuses on STEM challenges with a February, Valentine's Day and Presidents Day theme. Each activity in this book includes step by step instructions, large challenge card with instructions, six page STEM mini-journal and a one page quick STEM page. The STEM activities in this packet are centered around the month of February and the Valentine's Day season. The STEM, STEAM or Makerspace challenges are: Build a Heart Tower Challenge Create Cupid's Bow Challenge Log Cabin Challenge Design and create a President's Hat Challenge There are two different options for your students to use to journal their STEM challenges. The first is a mini-booklet that they can make which has a half of piece of paper to work on each section of the design process. This option gives the students more room to work on the design process. The second option is a quick STEM printable you can use which saves paper, while giving students to develop their project using design methodology. Each option has its own benefits and you can use which one suits your needs. You can also attach both options into a stem notebook if you have one available for each student. These were made to be versatile to work as stand alone stem centers that require minimal supervision or a whole class activity. More STEM Units: STEM BUNDLE - THE ENTIRE YEAR - 3 FREE MONTHS! STEM Center Challenges - Back to School STEM Center Challenges - October STEM Center Challenges - November STEM Center Challenges - December - Christmas STEM Center Challenges - January All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
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STEM Center Challenges - March STEAM St. Patrick's DayQuick View

STEM Center Challenges - March STEAM St. Patrick's Day

STEM Challenges is a fun way to incorporate science, technology and design into your classroom. This packet focuses on STEM challenges with a March, St. Patrick's Day, and Johnny Appleseed theme. Each activity in this book includes step by step instructions, large challenge card with instructions, six page STEM mini-journal and a one page quick STEM page. The STEM activities in this packet are centered around the month of March and the St. Patrick's Day season. The STEM, STEAM or Makerspace challenges are: Trap a Leprechaun Challenge Make a Rainbow Hat Challenge Duct Tape Quilt Challenge - for National Quilt Day Johnny Appleseed Wagon Challenge There are two different options for your students to use to journal their STEM challenges. The first is a mini-booklet that they can make which has a half of piece of paper to work on each section of the design process. This option gives the students more room to work on the design process. The second option is a quick STEM printable you can use which saves paper, while giving students to develop their project using design methodology. Each option has its own benefits and you can use which one suits your needs. You can also attach both options into a stem notebook if you have one available for each student. These were made to be versatile to work as stand alone stem centers that require minimal supervision or a whole class activity. More STEM Units: STEM BUNDLE - THE ENTIRE YEAR - 3 FREE MONTHS! STEM Center Challenges - Back to School STEM Center Challenges - October STEM Center Challenges - November STEM Center Challenges - December - Christmas STEM Center Challenges - January STEM Center Challenges - February - Valentine's Day and Presidents Day All artwork is original and create by myself. Thanks for looking at my products, Yvonne Crawford
YvonneCrawford
ART. STEAM (STEM). Complete Art Curriculum for Middle SchoolQuick View

ART. STEAM (STEM). Complete Art Curriculum for Middle School

This is the STEAM version of the top selling Complete Art Curriculum for Middle School. It comprises 38 linked lessons, each one building on the last. A vast range of creative skills are covered and clear links are made to other subject areas, artists and crafts people and related careers. Over 150 pages of clear lesson plans. Every plan includes straightforward guidance for the teacher, materials list, health and safety, homework and a student friendly help sheet. There is enough here to deliver effective, engaging Art education throughout Middle school. The lessons could also be modified to provide a basis for Art education at Elementary school. Below is a list of the 38 lessons provided in the resource. • Lesson 1 Tone • Lesson 2 Observation • Lesson 3 From observation to abstraction • Lesson 4 Relief • Lesson 5 Portraiture • Lesson 6 Portraiture part 2 • Lesson 7 Portraiture part 3 • Lesson 8 Clay • Lesson 9 Clay part 2 • Lesson 10 Clay part 3 • Lesson 11 Color • Lesson 12 Color part 2 • Lesson 13 Color part 3 • Lesson 14 Three dimensional • Lesson 15 Three dimensional part 2 • Lesson 16 Three dimensional part 3 • Lesson 17 Three dimensional part 4 • Lesson 18 Human figure • Lesson 19 Human figure part 2 • Lesson 20 Human figure part 3 • Lesson 21 Human figure part 4 • Lesson 22 Architecture • Lesson 23 Architecture part 2 • Lesson 24 Architecture part 3 • Lesson 25 Architecture part 4 • Lesson 26 Color abstraction • Lesson 27 Color abstraction part 2 • Lesson 28 Color abstraction part 3 • Lesson 29 Color abstraction part 4 • Lesson 30 Masks • Lesson 31 Masks part 2 • Lesson 32 Masks part 3 • Lesson 33 Masks part 4 • Lesson 34 Dramatic landscapes • Lesson 35 Dramatic landscapes part 2 • Lesson 36 Dramatic landscapes part 3 • Lesson 37 Abstract landscapes • Lesson 38 Abstract landscapes part 2 Why not ensure complete coverage of the "A" in STEAM with this resource?
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Dance / Action Song "The Hokey Pokey" plus STEAM WorksheetsQuick View

Dance / Action Song "The Hokey Pokey" plus STEAM Worksheets

Let’s get the kids MOVING! Who knew you can address Science, Math, Language Arts, Physical Education, Art AND Music with “The Hokey Pokey”? Abbreviated Objectives: SCIENCE: ID Parts of the Human Body (Action & Worksheet) MATH: Count how many Human Body Parts / Shapes (Worksheets) LA: Practice Reading & Spelling the words associated with the Parts of the Human Body (Worksheets) PE/Dance: Movement & Direction (Action) Art: Color / Shape (Action & Worksheets) Music: Listening & Moving Rhythmically to the Steady Beat / (optional) Singing (Action) No specific Music Skills are required to teach the Dance activity. The Dance / Action Movements focus on developing Body RHYTHM, practice in SEQUENCING, FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS using BASIC NON and LOCO MOTOR MOVEMENTS and SIMPLE DANCE STEPS Dance Activity is presented in Lesson Format: Objective and Step By Step Procedures to minimize prep. MP3 Include: Original Accompaniment Arrangement – No Vocals (Rock Style) Also Included: Song Lead Sheet with Lyrics Song Lyric Sheets (Traditional and Non-Traditional Lyrics Option) Human Body Part Visual Cue Cards These Visual (Picture) Cards are very helpful for learning. Use them to CUE the next Body Part Movement. Hold the cards up and have the students ID the Body Part. Place the cards in a pocket chart or hold them up before the next verse. There are 2 Sets of Cards: Set 1 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations Set 2 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations and their corresponding Words Each Individual Picture Card Measures 8 ½ x 11 Great for General Classroom Teachers, PE Teachers, Music Teachers, Substitute Teachers and After School Programs! Kid tested and approved! Enjoy and Have Fun “Cuttin’ A Rug”! ♫Donna Marie♫
DonnaMarieClancy
STEAM - Online Workshop 15 Hours Continuing Education Professional DevelopmentQuick View

STEAM - Online Workshop 15 Hours Continuing Education Professional Development

STEAM- Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math- 15 Continuing Education Units for Professional Development Professional Development has never been easier. Work at your own pace to earn continuing education hours. You choose the days, hours, and pace that you want. There are no deadlines. I know you are busy teaching and living. Course Description: This course is designed to explore different strategies and instructional approaches to bring STEAM into the classroom. Teachers will learn to recognize the role STEAM plays in the classroom. Teachers will learn ways for students to gain exposure to hands-on learning that challenges them to think critically and creatively, and lets them apply important content knowledge in meaningful ways. The course is targeted for educators in the K-12 grade levels, including special education, counselors, administration, sports coaches, and instructional coaches. Why take the workshop? Improve strategies. *To earn Continuing Education Hours. *To renew your teaching certificate? *To move on the salary schedule? *Renew excitement for teaching. All of my online classes and workshops are designed to meet the practical needs of educators. This means you always apply what you learn to your practices. Research-based materials are incorporated into your class to bring you the latest strategies, techniques, and pedagogy from experts in the field of education. Assignment choices are available to individualize your learning experience. Use what you make in your classroom. 1. Set Your Own Pace 2. Aligned to National and State Standards 3. Flexibility to organize your professional development schedule. 4. Receive a professional development certificate to print. The online professional development workshops and classes are created by me, a 22+ year education veteran, so there is no fluff in these workshops. You WILL use what you learn the next day. Wyoming teachers, the workshops are approved through PTSB. Montana teachers, the workshops are approved through OPI. If you need college credits from accredited universities, I have other workshops approved through Adams State University or Seattle Pacific University. Once you checkout, you will have access to the classroom with all of the materials for the course. The classroom is user-friendly and you do not need any special software. The online workshop contains the following: 17 Texts 5 Discussions 3 PDFs 4 Presentations 15 Hours You do not need any special equipment to take the workshop. See my other workshops and take one for free to try it out.
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Children Song: "Old Mac Donald" Picture Cards, Sheet Music plus STEAM worksheetsQuick View

Children Song: "Old Mac Donald" Picture Cards, Sheet Music plus STEAM worksheets

Who knew you can address Science, Math, Language Arts, Art AND Music with “Old Mac Donald”? Abbreviated Objectives: SCIENCE: ID Parts of Animal Body (Action & Worksheet) MATH: Count how many Animals including Addition and Subtraction (Worksheets) LA: Practice Reading & Spelling the words associated with the Parts of the Animal Body (Worksheets) Art: Color (Action & Worksheets) Music: Singing on Pitch / Creating Animal Sounds(Action) Also Included: Song Lead Sheet with Lyrics Song Lyric Sheet Farm Animal Visual Cue Cards These Visual (Picture) Cards are very helpful for learning. Use them to CUE the next Farm Animal verse Hold the cards up and have the students ID the Farm Animal and / or Sound the Farm Animal makes Place the cards in a pocket chart or hold them up before the next verse. Have the students choose the order of the verses. There are 3 Sets of Cards: Set 1 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations Set 2 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations and their corresponding Name Set 3 contains FULL Page Color Illustrations, their corresponding Name and Sound they make Each Individual Picture Card Measures 8 ½ x 11 Great for General Classroom Teachers, Music Teachers, Substitute Teachers and After School Programs! Kid tested and approved! Enjoy and Have Fun! ♫Donna Marie♫
DonnaMarieClancy
Maker Space Project Grading RubricQuick View

Maker Space Project Grading Rubric

This rubric is helpful for grading Maker Space or STEAM lab type projects. The criteria focuses on process instead of product. Criteria grading areas include participation, perseverance, respect, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, and attendance. I have provided a word doc to allow edits once downloaded.
jamiealisa
Industrial Revolution Crossword PuzzleQuick View

Industrial Revolution Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle on the industrial revolution is a fun vocabulary review for students and contains the following: 1. Blank Version without word bank 2. Blank Version with word bank 3. Answer Key Vocabulary Words: ♦ Capitalism ♦ Coal ♦ Corporation ♦ Entrepreneur ♦ Factory ♦ Industrial Revolution ♦ Labor Unions ♦ Mass Production ♦ Sole Proprietorship ♦ Steam Engine ♦ Textile ♦ Union
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Bridges: A Nonfiction Close Reading ActivityQuick View

Bridges: A Nonfiction Close Reading Activity

Bridges: A Nonfiction Close Reading Activity is a nonfiction passage describing the four main traditional types of bridges. Beam bridges, arch bridges, trestle or truss bridges, and suspension bridges are introduced in the passage. Images are included for each bridge throughout the reading. This passage is designed in such a way that students should be able to analyze the text and respond to testing-style questions without having prior knowledge of the engineering or history of bridges. This close reading activity is perfect for both PARCC practice and the STEM or STEAM classroom. Designed for 5th and 6th grade students, this close reading activity has students focus first on reading the technical excerpt multiple times while searching for unknown words, new concepts, and key points. Then, the students answer questions ranging from Knowledge to Synthesis on Bloom's Taxonomy. The nature of close reading, as well as the passage and questions lend this activity to Standardized Test Practice as well. The questions and activities are designed to help students practice analyzing a difficult, technical nonfiction text and respond to a variety of questions in preparation for similar techniques used in ACT Aspire and PARCC testing. Close reading is a strategy that is encouraged through Common Core, best completed with short passages such as the one provided here.
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Brag Tags- Subject Area SetQuick View

Brag Tags- Subject Area Set

This is a set of brag tags to use for celebrating student success in subject areas. There are 20 different brag tags included, and each comes with a full color background and a plain white background. Brag Tags that are included: -Radical reader -AR Superstar -Reading Count Rockstar -Grammar Guru -Phonics Phenom -Super Speller -Awesome Author -Writing Rockstar -Handwriting Hero -Cool Cursive! -Math Master -Super Scientist -Social Studies Scholar -Health Hero -Amazing Artist -Magnificent Musician -Technology Whiz -Awesome Athlete -STEM Star -STEAM Star These can be printed on sticker paper or glued into a book or notebook. They can also be printed on cardstock, hole-punched and added to a necklace.
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