Are you curious about experimenting with electronics, but the fear of electric shock or soldering iron burns keep you away?
Why not try, squishy circuits! With a special recipe of food-safe, kitchen made pliable dough developed at the University of St. Thomas, kids of all ages can easily use their hands to mold their very own simple circuits right before your eyes! Lets go!
Innovations. STEAM is incredibly valuable, but if we want the best innovators we must teach the arts by Justin Brady
How to Build a Baking Soda Volcano.
The baking soda and vinegar volcano is the kitchen equivalent of a volcano. Obviously it's not a real volcano. It's cool all the same! The baking soda volcano is also non-toxic, which adds to its appeal. The chemical volcano is a classic science project which can help kids learn about chemical reactions and how volcanoes work.
In the Air and All Around!
This project is ideal for childrean 3rd-5th grade. This activity will show what's in the air and all around you. Using everyday materials like petroleum jelly and index cards, they can observe air pollution.
Can We Devise a System to Classify Fingerprints?
Fingerprint classification is a great science project for kids. Follow these instructions for a great lesson on fingerprinting and the scientific method. This project is great for gifted or older elementary students or for middle school students.
Program a Friend!
Children will learn about iterative testing when trying out new programs they create for their friends. They will write a program by directing their friends, and their friends will have to follow. If a bad direction is given, then the programmer will have to rewrite that part of the program until the directions work completely and correctly.