STEAM Lesson Plan: Robot Basketball

Robot Basketball: Grades 9-12 What would you do if the big game was on the line and you had to nail free throws to win? It’s a movie plot line that’s been with us since the days of Teen Wolf. But…what if you had a team of robots? In this STEAM lesson, students will design[…]

STEAM Lesson Plan: Exploring the Effects of Salt on Ice

Lesson Plan Title: Exploring the Effects of Salt on Ice Grades: K-12 Baby, it’s cold outside. And that means it’s also icy. Many times, school is canceled if the roads are deemed dangerous for driving, but that can be avoided by salting the roads. ¬†We see salt trucks everywhere during the winter months, and our[…]

STEAM Lesson Plan: Candy Cane Calamity

Candy Cane Calamity: Grades 2-8 It’s almost time for winter break and chances are your students are having a hard time sitting in their seats and staying focused. Here’s a fun STEAM lesson plan to keep them motivated and focused while bringing in a little magic of the holiday season. In this lesson, students will[…]

STEAM Lesson Plan: Make Your Own Mondrian

Make Your Own Mondrian: Grades 4-6 Piet Mondrian is considered the father of abstract art. In this STEAM lesson, students will learn about the artist, and use geometry to create their own works of art. Materials Needed Black Markers (thin and thick) Red Marker (thick) Blue Marker (thick) Yellow Marker (thick) White Construction Paper Rulers[…]

STEAM Lesson Plan: The Marshmallow Tower

The Marshmallow Tower: Grades 5-6 In this lesson, students will use marshmallows and uncooked spaghetti to create a freestanding tower. The goal of this lesson is to help students understand engineering and the importance of teamwork. Materials Needed Per Group 20 sticks of spaghetti one yard of tape one yard of string one marshmallow Preparation[…]