Are you ready to keep your kids engaged with STEM learning and fun this summer? Our flexible OST curricula is specifically designed to meet the needs of out-of-school time educators and their students. Check out this list of our top picks for summer STEM learning.
Engineering Adventures presents elementary school aged learners with hands-on challenges that can be done anytime, anywhere. Meaningful, real-world, open-ended challenges engage students in activities that build confidence. These units are designed to show learners that they can apply their knowledge of science and math to engineer technologies and solutions with a global impact.
Engineering Everywhere units empower middle schoolers to become more effective problem solvers. Working through challenges, students follow an age-appropriate 8-step Engineering Design Process that gets them thinking - and acting - like engineers. Engineering Everywhere builds 21st century skills as students learn to collaborate, communicate, think critically and present their findings in an Engineering Showcase.
Engineering is Elementary Digital Storybooks inspire curiosity and use cross-curricular connections to bring learning to life. Hands-on, mini design challenges in each story promote problem solving, discovery and creative thinking as learners build STEM literacy. The challenges can be easily completed using materials found around the home or you can check out our corresponding Try It! Kits to enhance our Engineering is Elementary print or digital storybooks with engaging hands-on learning.
For even more learning on the go, check out our Learn.EiE platform packed with videos, discussion prompts, activity ideas and more to keep learning fun and engaging. With content from physics to climate change, there’s something to engage every learner. Get started for free today.
Lastly, check out our FREE Pass the Peppers activity book where children aged 4-11 can help Makayla and her dad, Andre, engineer a solution to pass the peppers from their porch to Grandma’s!
How do you keep your learners engaged with STEM during the summer months? Let us know what has worked for you in the comments!