Hands-on STEAM Activities & Resources for Kids
Only 16% of high school students are proficient in math and interested in a STEAM (STEM + arts) career, according to the U.S. Deptartment of Education, yet eight out of ten jobs of the future are geared towards graduates in STEAM fields. We’re working hard to prepare kids for the jobs of the future, and we bet you are, too. Here are some STEAM activities & resources for kids including activities you can do to enrich children’s understanding of STEAM subjects.
Fun science experiments:
STEAM projects for pre-school students
Food Science to do right in your kitchen
Color Changing Milk Experiment
Science meets Art
Some YouTube STEAM channels to check out:
SciShow– one video to Watch: Why Does Toothpaste Make Everything Taste Bad?
Veritasium– one video to Watch: How does a Slinky Fall?
MinutePhysics– one video to watch: How to See Without Glasses?
VSauce– one video to watch: Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?
Numberphile– one video to watch: British Numbers confuse Americans
PatrickMJT– one video to watch: Puzzle Problem – Bridge Crossing at Night
Brightstorm– one video to watch: DNA Fingerprinting
Amoeba Sisters– one video to watch: Mutations: The Potential Power of a Small Change
Sylvia’s Super-Awesome Maker Show– one video to watch: Rockets
NASA eClips– one video to watch: The Future of Human Space Exploration
Follow these twitter feeds for the latest STEAM news
Tech Gadgets for Students:
New School Technology for Class and the Quad by the New York Times.
Six Easy MATH games using DICE