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4.6 out of 5
Lights and Lasers!
Resource Title: Various Activities and Lessons about light and leasers
Fantastic FREE lessons and activities that make the science of light and lasers come alive. There are lessons for all ages. Clear, simple, no fancy equipment needed. [posted 07/13/2015 by Rob Steinhoff]
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4.8 out of 5
Elemensus - new chemistry word game
Resource Title: Play with words - learn the Periodic Table
Combines words with chemistry by osmosis. A great new way to explore and absorb the Periodic Table in a non-threatening way. [posted 10/16/2012 by Tony Davis]
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5.0 out of 5
NASCAR STEM Initiative
Resource Title: Ten80 Student Racing Challenge: NASCAR STEM Initiative
The Student Racing Challenge uses radio controlled cars as the focus for STEM curriculum in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Students practice STEM professions as they earn points in a variety of categories from Creative Engineering ... [posted 08/14/2012 by Jeannie Ruiz]
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5.0 out of 5
Boy Scouts STEM Nova
Resource Title: BSA STEM Nova/SuperNova
The BSA STEM Nova/SuperNova awards can be used by all youth ages regardless of BSA participation; BSA members, including Venture Crew girls, may earn awards through the program. This program is a two-tiered program. The Nova awards are designed to ... [posted 08/13/2012 by Rachel Hintz]
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5.0 out of 5
Bricks4kidz
Resource Title: Amusement Park Mania
The activities allow children the benefit of structured learning using curriculum while adding to the amusement park display and develop creativity as a camp event. [posted 07/15/2012 by Robin]
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5.0 out of 5
BirdSleuth's "Nature Detectives" Gets Youth Outside
Resource Title: Afterschool Investigators: Nature Detectives
"Nature Detectives" is active and hands-on. The activities get kids outside to connect to their local environment. The activities are easy to lead, and supplies are included in the kit or very easy to get. Activities are easily tailored for ... [posted 03/16/2012 by Jennifer Fee]
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4.8 out of 5
Great catalog of Hands on Ideas and Activities
Resource Title: Idea Sheets
Quality, affordable materials. Idea sheets are free to download and easy to use (www.raft.net/ideas). Activity kits are pre-packaged, easy to use, and include all the materials to implement the activity. And they're priced at about $1-3/student. You ... [posted 02/01/2012 by Lisa]
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5.0 out of 5
KIDS Afterschool and Beyond the Chalkboard
Resource Title: KIDS Afterschool
This is the most comprehensive and high-quality set of activities for afterschool programs available (and it is free!). This curriculum is interdisciplinary, with a strong emphasis on STEM, and it was created in collaboration with educators from ... [posted 11/17/2011 by TeacherFeature]
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Getting Started with LEGO Robotics
Resource Title: Getting Started with LEGO Robotics: A Guide for K-12 Educators
Guide to high value STEM educational resources written specifically for those without a formal science education background. [posted 07/06/2011 by Mark Lawrence]
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5.0 out of 5
Afterschool Discovery Program to meet STEM Challenge
Resource Title: Zula Afterschool Discovery Program
The Zula Science Afterschool Discovery program is rigorous, fun and very easy-to-use in an afterschool setting. Everything, including teaching resources, DVDs, online-technology and hands-on materials come packaged in the Zula Afterschool kits. K-5 ... [posted 06/23/2011 by danaeduc8s]
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4.8 out of 5
Shoreline Science
Resource Title: Seeds of Science/Roots of Reading
These materials are designed for in-school as well as out of school so they really help extend learning time. They have helped many school districts raise test scores in both Science and Literacy in an Academic After-school or Summer School setting ... [posted 03/22/2011 by Justine Hargreaves]