1. Review of the Turing Tumble - An awesome STEM toy!

    Several months ago, a video caught my attention on Instagram. It was a fascinating educational toy for kids that featured tiny marbles being "handed" down a track through a series…

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  2. Transfer of Energy Science Experiment

    Grab some marbles! This simple science experiment is such an easy and fascinating way to demonstrate how energy is transferred from one object to another. Energy is defined as the…

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  3. Science Demonstration: Air Takes Up Space

    Make water stay in a funnel, rather than flowing out the bottom and into the bottle!  It totally seems like magic!  But it's actually just science, and this science demonstration…

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  4. Don't Melt the Ice! Science Experiment for Kids

    Keep ice from melting!  This is a fun science experiment for winter, but it works any time of the year.  One of the reasons that I love science education is…

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  5. Collaborative Art with Christmas Tree Tessellations

    Here's another fun tessellation project that is perfect for the holiday season! Print the Christmas tree template in this post, and kids can create a collaborative work of art with…

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  6. Marbles and Play Dough STEM Challenge

    Build a marble run with an unlikely material... play dough! There are actually two STEM challenges with marbles and play dough in this post, and they are both a ton…

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  7. Pumpkin Launch! How to Build a Catapult with LEGO Bricks

    Here's a fun LEGO® building idea for fall! Launch candy pumpkins with this awesome LEGO® catapult. This is a great activity for a rainy day, and it would also be…

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  8. Build Working Gears out of Popsicle Sticks

    Here's a fun STEM challenge: Build working gears out of plastic caps, popsicle sticks, and a cardboard box! This project demonstrates mechanical concepts using materials you probably already have. Kids…

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  9. Leaf Tessellation Collaborative STEM Art Project

    Celebrate the colors of fall with this leaf tessellation project!  I think that tessellating shapes are fascinating, and such a fun mix of math and art.  A tessellation is defined…

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  10. Do a LEGO Bridge Building Challenge!

    Here's a fun STEM building challenge for kids! Set up this bridge building activity and challenge kids to construct a sturdy LEGO® bridge that spans the width of the river.…

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