1. Code a City! STEM Challenges for the Sphero Edu SPRK+ Robot

    This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Sphero. The opinions and text are all mine. Coding. Robots. STEM. As parents and teachers, we know that we…

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  2. Build and Test Your Own Craft Stick Trebuchet

    Here's a fabulous STEM activity for kids! Build a working Trebuchet out of craft sticks. You can construct and play with the trebuchet, or take it a step further by…

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  3. Build a Working Conveyor Belt with LEGO Bricks

    STEM Challenge: Build a conveyor belt with LEGO® bricks! Here's a fun way to learn about machines while building with bricks. This working conveyor belt uses pulleys to move something,…

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  4. Build a Design Drawing Machine with LEGO Bricks

    This drawing machine creates incredible designs on paper! We've all been having a blast watching it draw patterns. The concept is similar to a Spirograph toy, but the way that…

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  5. STEM Challenge for Kids: Build a Marble Track with Foil, Bamboo Skewers, and Duct Tape

    Here's a STEM challenge that's super fun, doesn't require fancy materials, and can be completed in an hour or two. Build a marble track out of foil, bamboo skewers, and…

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  6. Build a Da Vinci Bridge with Popsicle Sticks

    STEM for Kids! This project is great for age 10 and up. Younger kids will love it too, but may need more help. Build a clever little popsicle stick bridge…

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  7. Weather Science: Build a Wind Turbine

    Study both weather and engineering with this wind turbine science project! We used a coffee can and other simple materials you can find around the house, and the kids were…

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  8. Bouncy Ball Science Experiment: Does the Temperature of a Ball Affect its Bounce?

    Here's a fun science experiment that kids can carry out on their own. Does the temperature of a bouncy ball affect its bounce? Will a cold ball bounce higher or…

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  9. LEGO Gravity Rollers: A Fun Contraption That Propels Itself!

    Here's a neat LEGO® project that will allow kids to explore the concepts of gravity, mass, force, and momentum, all while playing with LEGO® bricks! One day, Gresham build…

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  10. Kitchen Chemistry for Kids: Test for Acids and Bases with Red Cabbage

    Make your own acid/base indicator with red cabbage! Here's a science activity that will have your kids saying, "Wow!" Did you know that red cabbage can be used as a…

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