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December 18, 2017

20 STEM Activities for Kids

Written By: Brandi Jordan
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20 STEM Experiments and Challenges for Kids

20 STEM Experiments and Challenges for Kids

STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) is the movement designed to promote educational activities related to the sciences and math across all grade levels. Since these subjects are considered integral to future competitive economic growth, federal entities have an avid interest in promoting and supporting them. For teachers, this means more exposure for science and math topics, as well as plentiful resources for activities and lessons.  The 20 STEM activities below are great examples of experiments and challenges that can be integrated into weekly lesson plans to encourage students to think outside of the proverbial box.  Give them a try!

20 STEM Activities, Experiments, and Challenges for Kids

STEM Experiments and Challenges for the Classroom

1. Engineering a Rainbow with Jelly Beans

from 123 Homeschool 4 Me

2. How Strong Is a Piece of Paper?

from Creekside Learning

3. Rainbow Naked Egg Experiment

from Schooling A Monkey

4.  Building Flood Barriers

from Teachers Are Terrific

5.  Spinning Pen Magnet Experiment

by Frugal Fun 4 Boys

“STEM education” refers to teaching & learning in the fields of science, tech, engineering & math. (Gonzalez,2012) #TeachChat

6. 3 Little Pigs STEM Challenge

by Sweet Sounds of Kindergarten

7. Popsicle Catapult

by Little Bins For Little Hands

8. Bottle Diver Science Experiment

by Cool Science Experiments HQ

9.  Baking Soda Rockets

by We Know Stuff

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